Systems Thinking

Systems Thinking, Third Edition combines systems theory and interactive design to provide an operational methodology for defining problems and designing solutions in an environment increasingly characterized by chaos and complexity. This new edition has been updated to include all new chapters on self-organizing systems as well as holistic, operational, and design thinking. The book covers recent crises in financial systems and job markets, the housing bubble, and environment, assessing their impact on systems thinking. A companion website is available at interactdesign.com. This volume is ideal for senior executives as well as for chief information/operating officers and other executives charged with systems management and process improvement. It may also be a helpful resource for IT/MBA students and academics. Four NEW chapters on self-organizing systems, holistic thinking, operational thinking, and design thinking Covers the recent crises in financial systems and job markets globally, the housing bubble, and the environment, assessing their impact on systems thinking Companion website to accompany the book is available at interactdesign.com

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  • Author : Jamshid Gharajedaghi
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Pages : 376 pages
  • ISBN : 9780123859167
  • Rating : 5/5 from 2 reviews
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Systems Thinking

Systems Thinking
  • Author : Jamshid Gharajedaghi
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 09 August 2011
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Systems Thinking, Third Edition combines systems theory and interactive design to provide an operational methodology for defining problems and designing solutions in an environment increasingly characterized by chaos and complexity. This new edition has been updated to include all new chapters on self-organizing systems as well as holistic, operational, and design thinking. The book covers recent crises in financial systems and job markets, the housing bubble, and environment, assessing their impact on systems thinking. A companion website is available at

Thinking in Systems

Thinking in Systems
  • Author : Donella Meadows
  • Publisher : Chelsea Green Publishing
  • Release : 03 December 2008
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In the years following her role as the lead author of the international bestseller, Limits to Growth—the first book to show the consequences of unchecked growth on a finite planet— Donella Meadows remained a pioneer of environmental and social analysis until her untimely death in 2001. Thinking in Systems, is a concise and crucial book offering insight for problem solving on scales ranging from the personal to the global. Edited by the Sustainability Institute’s Diana Wright, this essential primer

The Hidden Power of Systems Thinking

The Hidden Power of Systems Thinking
  • Author : Ray Ison,Ed Straw
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 05 March 2020
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The Hidden Power of Systems Thinking: Governance in a Climate Emergency is a persuasive, lively book that shows how systems thinking can be harnessed to effect profound, complex change. In the age of the Anthropocene, the need for new ways of thinking and acting has become urgent. But patterns of obstacles are apparent in any action, be they corporate interests, lobbyists, or outdated political and government systems. Ison and Straw show how and why failure in governance is at the

The Fifth Discipline

The Fifth Discipline
  • Author : Peter M. Senge
  • Publisher : Currency
  • Release : 31 March 2010
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Completely Updated and Revised This revised edition of Peter Senge’s bestselling classic, The Fifth Discipline, is based on fifteen years of experience in putting the book’s ideas into practice. As Senge makes clear, in the long run the only sustainable competitive advantage is your organization’s ability to learn faster than the competition. The leadership stories in the book demonstrate the many ways that the core ideas in The Fifth Discipline, many of which seemed radical when first

An Introduction to General Systems Thinking

An Introduction to General Systems Thinking
  • Author : Gerald M. Weinberg
  • Publisher : Dorset House Publishing Company, Incorporated
  • Release : 18 September 2021
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For more than twenty-five years, An Introduction to General Systems Thinking has been hailed as an innovative introduction to systems theory, with applications in computer science and beyond. Used in university courses and professional seminars all over the world, the text has proven its ability to open minds and sharpen thinking.Originally published in 1975 and reprinted more than twenty times over a quarter century-and now available for the first time from Dorset House Publishing-the text uses clear writing and basic

Systems Thinking For Social Change

Systems Thinking For Social Change
  • Author : David Peter Stroh
  • Publisher : Chelsea Green Publishing
  • Release : 24 September 2015
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Donors, leaders of nonprofits, and public policy makers usually have the best of intentions to serve society and improve social conditions. But often their solutions fall far short of what they want to accomplish and what is truly needed. Moreover, the answers they propose and fund often produce the opposite of what they want over time. We end up with temporary shelters that increase homelessness, drug busts that increase drug-related crime, or food aid that increases starvation. How do these

The Systems Thinking Playbook

The Systems Thinking Playbook
  • Author : Linda Booth Sweeney,Dennis Meadows
  • Publisher : Chelsea Green Publishing
  • Release : 18 September 2021
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"More and more educators and businesspeople espouse system thinking today---this short workbook helps you do it! From two of the most gifted systems educators, this is a great tool for discovering the systems thinker in us all."---Peter M. Senge, Senior Lecturer for MIT, founder of the Society for Organizational Learning, author of the Fifth Discipline --

Bulletproof Problem Solving

Bulletproof Problem Solving
  • Author : Charles Conn,Robert McLean
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 04 March 2019
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Complex problem solving is the core skill for 21st Century Teams Complex problem solving is at the very top of the list of essential skills for career progression in the modern world. But how problem solving is taught in our schools, universities, businesses and organizations comes up short. In Bulletproof Problem Solving: The One Skill That Changes Everything you’ll learn the seven-step systematic approach to creative problem solving developed in top consulting firms that will work in any field

Ecofeminism and Systems Thinking

Ecofeminism and Systems Thinking
  • Author : Anne Stephens
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 18 July 2013
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This book brings together two vitally important strands of 20th-century thinking to establish a set of simple and elegant principles for planning, project design and evaluation. It explains the backgrounds of cultural ecofeminism and critical systems thinking, and what we find when they are systematically compared. Both theories share a range of concepts, have a strong social justice ethic, and challenge the legacy of modernity. The book takes theory into practice. The value of the emergent principles of feminist-systems thinking

Critical Systems Thinking and the Management of Complexity

Critical Systems Thinking and the Management of Complexity
  • Author : Michael C. Jackson
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 15 March 2019
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The world has become increasingly networked and unpredictable. Decision makers at all levels are required to manage the consequences of complexity every day. They must deal with problems that arise unexpectedly, generate uncertainty, are characterised by interconnectivity, and spread across traditional boundaries. Simple solutions to complex problems are usually inadequate and risk exacerbating the original issues. Leaders of international bodies such as the UN, OECD, UNESCO and WHO — and of major business, public sector, charitable, and professional organizations — have all

Systems Thinking for a Turbulent World

Systems Thinking for a Turbulent World
  • Author : Anthony Hodgson
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 22 November 2019
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Systems Thinking for a Turbulent World will help practitioners in any field of change engage more effectively in transformative innovation. Such innovation addresses the paradigm shift needed to meet the diverse unfolding global challenges facing us today, often summed up as the Anthropocene. Fragmentation of local and global societies is escalating, and this is aggravating vicious cycles. To heal the rifts, we need to reintroduce the human element into our understandings – whether the context is civic or scientific – and strengthen

Systems Thinking

Systems Thinking
  • Author : John Boardman,Brian Sauser
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 17 January 2008
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By examining the links and interactions between elements of a system, systems thinking is becoming increasingly relevant when dealing with global challenges, from terrorism to energy to healthcare. Addressing these seemingly intractable systems problems in our society, Systems Thinking: Coping with 21st Century Problems focuses on the inherent opportunities and difficulties of a systems approach. Taking an engineering systems view toward systems thinking, the authors place a high value on the thinking process and the things applied to this process.

Systemic Thinking

Systemic Thinking
  • Author : Patrick T. Hester,Kevin MacG. Adams
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 11 July 2014
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Whether you’re an academic or a practitioner, a sociologist, a manager, or an engineer, one can benefit from learning to think systemically. Problems (and messes) are everywhere and they’re getting more complicated every day. How we think about these problems determines whether or not we’ll be successful in understanding and addressing them. This book presents a novel way to think about problems (and messes) necessary to attack these always-present concerns. The approach draws from disciplines as diverse

Systems Thinking

Systems Thinking
  • Author : Michael C. Jackson
  • Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Release : 05 July 2017
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This updated and expanded second edition of Book provides a user-friendly introduction to the subject, Taking a clear structural framework, it guides the reader through the subject's core elements. A flowing writing style combines with the use of illustrations and diagrams throughout the text to ensure the reader understands even the most complex of concepts. This succinct and enlightening overview is a required reading for all those interested in the subject . We hope you find this book useful in shaping