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Systems thinking : Concepts and notions

Author: Nic J T A Kramer; Jacob Smit
Publisher: Boston, MA : Springer US, 1977.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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1 Introduction.- 1.1. Systems.- 1.2. Historical background.- 1.3. Objective of systems thinking.- 1.4. Systems thinking and the theories of organization and management.- 1.5. Subjects for discussion.- 1.6. References.- 2 System.- 2.1. Introduction.- 2.2. System and aggregate.- 2.3. Entity.- 2.4. Relation.- 2.5. Structure.- 2.6. State.- 2.7. Sub and Aspect systems.- 2.8. References.- 3 Environment.- 3.1.  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: Nic J T A Kramer; Jacob Smit
ISBN: 9781461342298 1461342295
OCLC Number: 852787873
Description: 1 online resource (148 pages)
Contents: 1 Introduction --
1.1. Systems --
1.2. Historical background --
1.3. Objective of systems thinking --
1.4. Systems thinking and the theories of organization and management --
1.5. Subjects for discussion --
1.6. References --
2 System --
2.1. Introduction --
2.2. System and aggregate --
2.3. Entity --
2.4. Relation --
2.5. Structure --
2.6. State --
2.7. Sub and Aspect systems --
2.8. References --
3 Environment --
3.1. Introduction --
3.2. System boundary --
3.3. Open and closed systems --
3.4. Environment --
3.5. References --
4 System Behaviour --
4.1. Introduction --
4.2. Process --
4.3. States --
4.4. Equifinality --
4.5. Stability --
4.6. References --
5 Information and Entropy --
5.1. Introduction --
5.2. Information --
5.3. Entropy --
5.4. Relation between information and entropy --
5.5. References --
6 Models --
6.1. Introduction --
6.2. The model --
6.3. Isomorphism and homomorphism --
6.4. Model construction --
6.5. Model classification --
6.6. Quantitative description of systems --
6.7. Black box --
6.8. Response studies --
6.9. Boulding's system hierarchy --
6.10. References --
7 Cybernetic Systems --
7.1. Introduction --
7.2. Block diagrams --
7.3. Control --
7.4. Control systems --
7.5. Examples of control systems --
7.6. References.
Responsibility: by Nic J.T.A. Kramer, Jacob Smit.

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There is no generally accepted, clearly delineated body of know- ledge concerning systems thinking. The multiplicity of thinking is well illustrated by the various names such as: (general) systems  Read more...

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