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Thinking in systems : a primer

Author: Donella H Meadows; Diana Wright
Publisher: London ; Sterling, VA : Earthscan, 2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Offers insight for problem-solving on scales ranging from the personal to the global. This primer brings systems thinking out of the realm of computers and equations and into the tangible world,  Read more...

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Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Donella H Meadows; Diana Wright
ISBN: 9781844077250 184407725X 9781844077267 1844077268 9781849773386 1849773386
OCLC Number: 829111050
Notes: Title from title screen.
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 218 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Introduction * Systems Structures and Behaviour * The Basics * A Brief Visit to the Systems Zoo * Systems and Us * Why Systems Work So Well * Why Systems Surprise Us * System Traps and Opportunities * Creating Change in Systems and Philosophy* Leverage Points - Places to Intervene in a System * Living in a World of Systems *Appendices * Index
Responsibility: Donella H. Meadows ; edited by Diana Wright.

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