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Systems practice : how to act : in situations of uncertainty and complexity in a climate-change world

Author: R L Ison
Publisher: London : Springer, 2017.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
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"This book shows how to do systems thinking and translate that thinking into praxis (theory informed practical action). It will be welcomed by those managing or governing in situations of complexity and uncertainty across all domains of professional and personal life. The development of capabilities to think and act systemically is an urgent priority. Humans are now a force of nature, affecting whole-earth dynamics  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Printed edition:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: R L Ison
ISBN: 9781447173519 1447173511
OCLC Number: 1005000774
Description: 1 online resource (xx, 354 pages) : 61 illustrations, 3 illustrations in color
Contents: Thinking and Acting Differently --
Systems Practice as Juggling --
Systematic Practices --
Valuing Systems Practice in a Climate-change World --
Index.
Responsibility: Ray Ison.

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This book shows how to do systems thinking and translate that thinking into praxis (theory informed practical action). Part III identifies the main factors that constrain the uptake of systems  Read more...

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