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Systems Prospects : the Next Ten Years of Systems Research

Author: Robert L Flood; Michael C Jackson; Paul Keys
Publisher: Boston, MA : Springer US, 1989.
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Systems Prospects is a record of the papers presented at the first con- ference organised by the United Kingdom Systems Society (UKSS), held at Thwaite Hall, Hull University (UK), on the dates  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert L Flood; Michael C Jackson; Paul Keys
ISBN: 9781461308454 1461308453
OCLC Number: 852790690
Description: 1 online resource (390 pages)
Contents: Section 1 Systems Thinking and Theory.- Systems Thinking and Theory.- The Systems Study of Human Action in a Real World.- Researching Systems Methodology: Some Future Prospects.- Systems Thinking In the Study of Culture.- System Dynamics - The Next Ten Years.- An Overview of Accounting as an Information System.- From Natural to Transcendental Systems: The Attributes and Systems Connectivity Problems of "What is an Information System?".- From Management Science to Cultural Science: An Exploration of Different Styles in Organisational Culture.- Technological Change and the Human Aspect.- Systems: Past, Present and Future.- Whatever Happened to General Systems Theory?.- Towards a More Holistic Systems Analysis Process.- Future Prospects in Systems Thinking.- Linguistic Modelling of Situations.- Reason and Magic in Systems.- An Intelligent User Friendly Interface for a Database Design Expert System.- Conversion of Knowledge to a New Purpose.- Systems to Support Group Work Activities: The Past, Present and Future.- Towards Thematic Consolidation in Critical Management Science.- Scenario of Systems Engineering of the Nineties in Czechoslovakia.- The Systems Approach To Creative Problem Solving - A Forecast.- Systems and Organisations.- The Realisation of Supra-Human Processes: The Way Ahead for Cybernetics.- Operational Research: From Past Imperfect to Future Subjunctive.- Organisational Power and the Metaphor Commodity.- Exploring the Impact of Power in the Systems Development Process - A Three-Dimensional View.- Community Operational Research.- Systems Concepts and the Craft Of Investigation.- Section 2 Systems Practice.- Systems Practice.- The Use of Soft Systems Methodology in Designing a Job.- An Overview of Information Systems Development Methodologies.- Towards a Systems Research Agenda for the Implementation of Advanced Manufacturing Technology.- Systems Thinking In Macro-Level Research: A Practical Example.- Systems Thinking and Knowledge Technology in Medicine.- Designing an Equal Opportunities Policy Framework - A Cybernetic Perspective.- Is There a Role for the Systems Professional in a Fourth Generation Environment?.- Attempts to Apply Systems Ideas in the Education of Technologists for the Food Industries.- Which Systems Methodology When?: Initial Results from a Research Programme.- Applications of Interactive Management in Planning for a University Department.- Designing an Intervention System: A Prescription for Community OR.- An Issue-Based Analysis of the Development of Soft Systems Methodology.- The System Life Cycle: Inflexibility in an Ever-Changing Environment.- The Client-Centred Concept and Organisational Change.- Application of a Cybernetic Methodology to the Development of Large-Scale Projects.- Systems Design and Social Science.- The Concept of Contradiction in Soft Systems Practice - An Illustration.- The Role of System Methodologies in Implementing Manufacturing Systems Changes.- Computer-Aided Control and Management System for FMSs: A Petri Net Approach.- The Structural Prerequisites for the Design of Management Information Systems: A Particular Reference to a Distribution Organisation.- New Perspectives in Project Management.- From Sequencing to "Thinking" In Large-Scale Projects.- Applying Tracer, A Methodological Driven Model, To Project Control in the Research and Development Environment.- The Contribution of Systems Ideas during the Process of Knowledge Elicitation.- Cognitive Transactional Analysis in Practice.- Effective Modelling at the Interface of Decision-Making and Decision Analysis.- Soft Systems Research and Application.- Systems and Information.- Characteristics of Information Systems Definition Approaches.- Using Systems Ideas to Explore the Problems of the Textile Public Sector in Egypt.- Concluding Note.
Responsibility: edited by Robert L. Flood, Michael C. Jackson, Paul Keys.


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