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Systems practice: how to act in a climate-change world

Author: Ray Ison
Publisher: London : Springer, 2010.
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The development of our ability as individuals or groups to think and act systematically is an urgent priority. This book details how to do systems thinking and how to translate that thinking into  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Systems practice: how to act in a climate-change world
(NL-LeOCL)324455879
(OCoLC)503649419
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ray Ison
ISBN: 9781849961257 1849961255 1849961247 9781849961240
OCLC Number: 703206192
Notes: Publ. in association with the Open University.
Description: 1 online resource (XVI, 340 p. :) ill.
Contents: Part I Thinking and Acting Differently.- 1. Introduction and Rationale.- Part II Systems Practice as Juggling.- 2. Introducing Systems Practice.- 3. Making Choices About Situations and Systems.- 4. The Juggler - A Way to Understand Systems Practice.- 5. Juggling the B-ball - Being a Systems Practitioner.- 6. Juggling the E-ball - Engaging with Situations.- 7. Juggling the C-ball - Contextualizing Systems Approaches.- 8. Juggling the M-ball - Managing Overall Performance in a Situation.- Part III Systemic Practices.- 9. Four Settings that Constrain Systems Practice.- 10. Systemic Inquiry.- 11. Systemic Action Research.- 12. Systemic Intervention.- Part IV Valuing Systems Practice in a Climate-change World.- 13. Valuing Systems Practice.- Index
Other Titles: Systems practice
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Dr. Lauren A. Rickards, Melbourne Sustainable Society Institute, The University of Melbourne, Australia In: Journal of Environmental Policy & Planning, Volume 14, Issue 4, 2012, pp.481-483 As the Read more...

 
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