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Systems thinking, system dynamics : managing change and complexity

This book offers readers a comprehensive introduction to the growing field of systems thinking and dynamic modelling and its applications. The book provides a self-contained and unique blend of qualitative and quantitative tools, step-by-step methodology, numerous examples and mini-cases, as well as extensive real-life case studies. The content mix and presentation style make the otherwise technical tools of systems thinking and system dynamics accessible to a wide range of people
Print Book, English, 2007
Pearson Education New Zealand, North Shore, N.Z., 2007
[viii], 278 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
9781877371035, 1877371033
Introducing systems thinking
Systems methodology
Causal loop modelling
Dynamic modelling
Scenario planning and modelling
Microworlds and learning laboratory
Systems thinking and the organisation
Sustainability of the New Zealand fishing industry
Dynamics of the bird flu pandemic
Drivers of quality in health services
Supply chain modelling of a beer distribution system
Strategy for a telecommunications business unit
1st ed. 2000, entitled Systems thinking and modelling: understanding change and complexity
Accompanied by CD-ROM that includes simulation models, iThink software, and installation programme for Vensim PLE