Systems Thinking Basics: From Concepts to Causal Loops / Edition 1

Systems Thinking Basics: From Concepts to Causal Loops / Edition 1

by Virginia Anderson, Lauren Johnson
     
 

ISBN-10: 1883823129

ISBN-13: 9781883823122

Pub. Date: 03/01/1997

Publisher: Pegasus Communications

Systems Thinking Basics is a self-study, skill-building resource designed to introduce you to the power of systems thinking tools. With an emphasis on behavior over time graphs and causal loop diagrams, this workbook guides you step by step through:
Recognizing systems and understanding the importance of systems thinking
Interpreting and creating behavior…  See more details below

Overview

Systems Thinking Basics is a self-study, skill-building resource designed to introduce you to the power of systems thinking tools. With an emphasis on behavior over time graphs and causal loop diagrams, this workbook guides you step by step through:
Recognizing systems and understanding the importance of systems thinking
Interpreting and creating behavior over time graphs and causal loop diagrams
Applying and practicing systems thinking day-to-day
Each of the book's six main sections contains a wealth of examples from the business world, as well as learning activities that reinforce concepts and provide you with the opportunity and space to practice. An array of appendices offers:
Extra practice activities
A summary of key points and suggested responses to the learning activities
A table showing the "palette" of systems thinking tools available
A glossary of systems thinking terms
A list of additional resources
A summary of the systems archetypes

The many diagrams within the book clarify concepts and visually reinforce key principles. Systems Thinking Basics is ideal for aspiring systems thinkers eager to try their hand at using these powerful tools

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781883823122
Publisher:
Pegasus Communications
Publication date:
03/01/1997
Edition description:
BK&CD-ROM
Pages:
144
Sales rank:
569,256
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.31(d)

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