Complexity in Systems Approach


 
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Complexity in Systems Approach
Paul Tonks, Manager, United Kingdom, Member
Complexity exists due to a multitude of worldviews held by organisational members and external stakeholders and the cultural influences, individual experiences and organisational makeup i.e. rituals, myths, procedures etc., each affect the overall considerations of any decisions managers take.
Part of the systems approach is to construct conceptual models of how the organisation 'should work' (in the ideal world) and then compare these models with 'what really happens'....Sign up
 

 
Complexity in Systems Approach
Peter Bond, Management Consultant, United Kingdom, Member
Paul, you're correct about the systems approach modelling 'as is' and then 'as should be' is standard. However, complexity exists due to the presence ...Sign up
 

 
Complexity in Systems Practice
Paul Tonks, Manager, United Kingdom, Member
@Peter Bond: Peter, you are taking my comments out of context; especially given the brief 'snap-shot' nature in which...Sign up
 

 
Complexity in Systems Approach
Ivan Kohlinsky, Management Consultant, United Kingdom, Member
From practice and application to me it is precisely the holistic systems approach that is meant to cut through complexity.
Consulting for large ...Sign up
 

 
Complexity in Systems - no Understanding
Daniel J. McElroy, United States, Member
Russell Ackoff said managers do not understand their current mode of thought or understand complexity or their own system. "Because most managers don’...Sign up
 

 
Complexity in Systems Approach
Ivan Kohlinsky, Management Consultant, United Kingdom, Member
I always have to remind myself that I (as forming my view/doing my work) am part of 'the system'. It is impossible to be completely objective, just as...Sign up
 

 
 


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