Burke-Litwin Model shows the Complexity of Organizations
Jean Pauyo The Burke-Litwin model shows the characteristics of a complex system. According to complexity theory, complex systems are non-linear, dynamic, adaptive and sensitive to initial conditions.
So human organizations as complex systems do not respond easily to command-control mechanisms. They are not predictable.
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Burke-Litwin Model Shows Organizational Complexity
Jaap de Jonge, Management Consultant, Netherlands Indeed it is a good way to show the complexity of organizations.
And add to that that most models - and this one is no exception - are simplifications of the reality.