skip to content
Systems thinking : selected readings Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Systems thinking : selected readings

Author: F E Emery
Publisher: Harmondsworth : Penguin, 1969.
Series: Penguin modern management readings.; Penguin Education, no. 71.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
Describes a way of looking at phenomena from biolocgical systems to social systems.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Emery, F.E. (Frederick Edmund).
Systems thinking.
Harmondsworth, Penguin, 1969
(OCoLC)558816683
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: F E Emery
ISBN: 0140800719 9780140800715
OCLC Number: 66172
Description: 398 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm.
Contents: Part I. Precendents to systems theory --
A logic of systems / A. Angyal --
The structure and function of organization / J. Feibleman and J.W. Friend --
Part II. Properties of open systems --
Closed and open systems / W. Koehler --
The theory of open systems in physics and biology / L. von Bertalanffy --
Common characteristics of open systems / D. Katz and R.L. Kahn --
Self-regulation and requisite variety / W.R. Ashby --
Certain peculiarities of organisms as a system from the point of view of physics, cybernetics, and biology / V.I. Kremyanskiy --
The abstract characteristics of living systems / G. Sommerhoff --
Part III. The environment of a system --
A tentative classification of goal-seeking behaviours / M.P. Schutzenberger --
Rational choice and the structure of the environment / H.A. Simon --
Adaptation in the multistable system / W.R. Ashby --
The causal texture of organizational environments / F.E. Emery and E.L. Trist --
Part IV. Human organizations as systems --
Foundations of the theory of organizations / P. Selznick --
Socio-technical systems / F.E. Emery and E.L. Trist --
A formalization of functionalism / E. Nagel --
Systems, organizations, and interdisciplinary research / R.L. Ackoff --
Part V. Systems management --
Economic development, research and development, policy making : some converging views / A.O. Hirschman and C.E. Lindblom --
The road to 1977 / M. Ways.
Series Title: Penguin modern management readings.; Penguin Education, no. 71.
Responsibility: edited by F.E. Emery.

Abstract:

Describes a way of looking at phenomena from biolocgical systems to social systems.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/66172> # Systems thinking : selected readings
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
    library:oclcnum "66172" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/enk> ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/795605548#Place/harmondsworth> ; # Harmondsworth
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/795605548#Topic/systemes_analyse_de> ; # Systèmes, Analyse de
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/795605548#Topic/systemes_theorie_des> ; # Systèmes, Théorie des
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/795605548#Topic/organisatietheorie> ; # Organisatietheorie
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/795605548#Topic/management> ; # Management
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/795605548#Topic/organisation> ; # Organisation
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/795605548#Topic/ciencias_sociales_investigacion_metodologia> ; # Ciencias sociales--Investigación--Metodología
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1141385> ; # System analysis
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/001.5308/> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/795605548#Topic/system_analysis_addresses_essays_lectures> ; # System analysis--Addresses, essays, lectures
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/795605548#Topic/systeemtheorie> ; # Systeemtheorie
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:datePublished "1969" ;
    schema:description "Describes a way of looking at phenomena from biolocgical systems to social systems."@en ;
    schema:editor <http://viaf.org/viaf/24693855> ; # Frederick Edmund Emery
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/795605548> ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/795605548#Series/penguin_education> ; # Penguin Education ;
    schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/795605548#Series/penguin_modern_management_readings> ; # Penguin modern management readings.
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/558816683> ;
    schema:name "Systems thinking : selected readings"@en ;
    schema:productID "66172" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/66172#PublicationEvent/harmondsworth_penguin_1969> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/795605548#Agent/penguin> ; # Penguin
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780140800715> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/66172> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/795605548#Series/penguin_education> # Penguin Education ;
    a bgn:PublicationSeries ;
    schema:hasPart <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/66172> ; # Systems thinking : selected readings
    schema:name "Penguin Education ;" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/795605548#Series/penguin_modern_management_readings> # Penguin modern management readings.
    a bgn:PublicationSeries ;
    schema:hasPart <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/66172> ; # Systems thinking : selected readings
    schema:name "Penguin modern management readings." ;
    schema:name "Penguin modern management readings" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/795605548#Topic/ciencias_sociales_investigacion_metodologia> # Ciencias sociales--Investigación--Metodología
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Ciencias sociales--Investigación--Metodología"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/795605548#Topic/organisatietheorie> # Organisatietheorie
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Organisatietheorie"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/795605548#Topic/system_analysis_addresses_essays_lectures> # System analysis--Addresses, essays, lectures
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "System analysis--Addresses, essays, lectures"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/795605548#Topic/systemes_analyse_de> # Systèmes, Analyse de
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Systèmes, Analyse de"@en ;
    schema:name "Systèmes, Analyse de"@fr ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/795605548#Topic/systemes_theorie_des> # Systèmes, Théorie des
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Systèmes, Théorie des"@fr ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1141385> # System analysis
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "System analysis"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/24693855> # Frederick Edmund Emery
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Emery" ;
    schema:givenName "Frederick Edmund" ;
    schema:givenName "F. E." ;
    schema:name "Frederick Edmund Emery" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780140800715>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0140800719" ;
    schema:isbn "9780140800715" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/558816683>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
    rdfs:label "Systems thinking." ;
    schema:description "Online version:" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/66172> ; # Systems thinking : selected readings
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.