Systems Thinking

Systems Thinking : Managing Chaos and Complexity: A Platform for Designing Business Architecture

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<p>In a global market economy, a viable business cannot be locked into a single form or function anymore. Rather, success is contingent upon a self-renewing capacity to spontaneously create structures, functions, and processes responsive to a fluctuating business landscape. Now in its third edition, <i>Systems Thinking</i> synthesizes systems theory and interactive design, providing an operational methodology for defining problems and designing solutions in an environment increasingly characterized by chaos and complexity. </p> <p>The current edition has been updated to include all new chapters on self-organizing systems, Holistic, Operational, and Design thinking. Gharajedaghi covers recent crises in financial systems and job markets, the housing bubble, and environment, assessing their impact on systems thinking. A companion website to accompany the book is available at </p><br><br><ul><br><li>Four NEW chapters on self-organizing systems, holistic thinking, operational thinking, and design thinking</li><br><li>Covers the recent crises in financial systems and job markets globally, the housing bubble, and the environment, assessing their impact on systems thinking</li><br><li>Companion website to accompany the book is available at</li></ul>
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  • Electronic book text | 374 pages
  • United States
  • English
  • 3rd
  • 0123859166
  • 9780123859167

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