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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Critical issues in systems theory and practice.
New York : Plenum Press, ©1995
|Material Type:||Conference publication, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
R K Ellis
|Notes:||"Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference of the United Kingdom Systems Society on Critical Issues in Systems Theory and Practice, held July 10-14, 1995, in Hull, England"--Title page verso.|
|Description:||xvi, 712 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.|
|Contents:||Plenary Papers: Systems Theory and Management Thinking (P.B. Checkland). Student Papers: Application of Multicriteria Analysis to Ranking and Evaluation of Water Development Projects (The Case of Jordan) (B. AlKloub). Systems Methodology and Practice: A Framework for Analyzing SSMbased Studies (A. Barnden et al.). Information Systems Theory and Practice: Soft Systems Analysis and Modeling Tool (SSAMT): Computer Based Support for Conducting Soft Systems Studies (M.S. Davenport, J. AyersHunt). Critical Issues in Information Management: Structuring Information for Executive Action (C.J. Bacon). Critical Systems Thinking: Systems Constructs and Cultural Filters. Learning from a Management Development Program in Poland (M.A. Barrett, B. Crellin). Critical Issues in Business Systems: Systems Models for Designing the Organizational Restructuring of Companies during the Process of Ownership Changes (W.H. Adamkiewicz). Medical Information and Health Care Systems: SSM-A Guiding Light in the Introduction to Hospital Case Mix Management Systems? (P.J. Baugh et al.). Educational Systems: The Hybrid Academic: A Changing Profession (J.G. Howell, F.A. Stowell). Community and Environmental Systems: Total Systems Intervention in Strategic Planning (R.K. Ellis, A.J. Humphreys). 98 additional articles. Index.|
|Series Title:||Language of science.|
|Responsibility:||edited by Keith Ellis [and others].|