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Systems thinking basics from concepts to causal loops by Virginia Anderson

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Published by Pegasus Communications in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Industrial management -- Case studies -- Problems, exercises, etc,
  • Systems analysis -- Problems, exercises, etc,
  • Decision making -- Problems, exercises, etc,
  • Critical thinking -- Problems, exercises, etc

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementVirginia Anderson and Lauren Johnson.
ContributionsJohnson, Lauren.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD30.19 .A53 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 132 p. :
Number of Pages132
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1000823M
ISBN 101883823129
ISBN 109781883823122
LC Control Number96039762
OCLC/WorldCa35978642

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Along with Peter Senge's Fifth Discipline book this was a good introduction to the concept of systems thinking. This book had exercises to actually practice thinking about systems thinking and creating diagrams etc and that was helpful. Robert rated it really liked it /5. Systems Thinking Basics is ideal for aspiring systems thinkers eager to try their hand at using these powerful tools From inside the book What people are saying - Write a review We haven't found. From Concepts to Causal Loops. Author: Virginia Anderson,Lauren Johnson; Publisher: N.A ISBN: N.A Category: Business & Economics Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» Systems Thinking Basics is a self-study, skill-building resource designed to introduce you to the power of systems thinking . Chaos, Complexity, and Entropy.

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lems. When the abstract end of systems theory does that, which I believe it will some day, another book will have to be written. Therefore, you should be warned that this book, like all books, is biased and incomplete. There is much, much more to systems thinking than is TIS final pgs ix 5/2/09 Paralleling the language track is the development of Systems Thinking skills. The chapters in this Part will focus on developing three key Systems Thinking skills: Operational, Closed-loop, and Non-linear Thinking. The language and the thinking skills really are intertwined. You cannot write a good short story, or even compose a good sentence,File Size: KB. Systems Thinking Basics is a self-study, skill-building resource designed to introduce you to the power of systems thinking tools/5(35). Systems one: An introduction to systems thinking.