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Systemic thinking : building maps of worlds of systems

Author: John Boardman; Brian Sauser
Publisher: Hoboken, New Jersey : John Wiley & Sons Inc., [2013]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Providing a complete overview of systems thinking, Systemigrams explores the graphical technique for understanding and identifying new ways to more efficiently solve problems and create solutions. Demystifying the conjunction of systems concepts and systemic diagramming techniques, this comprehensive pocket guide introduces and explains the basis of systemigrams, how to create a systemigram and a SysetmiShow,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Boardman, John, 1946-
Systemic thinking.
Hoboken, New Jersey : John Wiley & Sons Inc., [2013]
(DLC) 2013011630
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Boardman; Brian Sauser
ISBN: 9781118720974 1118720970 9781118721018 1118721012 9781118721216 1118721217 1118376463 9781118376461 9781299732346 1299732348
OCLC Number: 844373134
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Where we start from --
Systemic introduction --
Raining on my cascade --
It's the whole, stupid! --
The answer is, "pioneer acron pancakes" --
Frameworks --
The conceptagon --
Boundaries, interiors, and exteriors --
Parts, relationships, and wholes --
Inputs, outputs, and transformations --
Control, command, and communication --
Structure, process, and function --
Variety, parsimony, and harmony --
Openness, hierarchy, and emergence --
What?? --
Why?? --
When?? --
How?? --
Who?? --
Where?? --
To arrive where we started.
Responsibility: John Boardman, Brian Sauser.

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"Systemic thinking" is the process of understanding how systems influence one another within a world of systems and has been defined as an approach to problem solving by viewing "problems" as parts  Read more...
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