Addressing seemingly intractable systems problems in our society, this book focuses on the inherent opportunities and difficulties of a systems approach. It highlights the use of systemigrams and system of systems and contains examples from a range of domains, including technology development, engineering, and business management. Linking concepts and software tools to examples from technology, business management, and socio-political systems, "Systems Thinking" explores new ways of thinking about systems. The book steers readers through modern systems problems and identifies present opportunities, placing particular emphasis on systems complexity. It features a wide range of case studies and results from collaborative projects that combine patterns of thinking from various disciplines and domains. This essential text offers detailed treatment of systems, making use of original research by the authors, and includes an extensive number of exercises to test learning of system concepts.
|Número de páginas:||240|
|Ano de edição:||2008|
|Idioma :||Inglês Americano|
|Tipo de produto :||Livro|
|Assuntos :||Engenharia e Tecnologia|