seb323 week 3a - SEB323 Managing Industrial Organisations...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–3. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
1 SEB323 Managing Industrial Organisations Week 3a Lecture 2 nd Semester 2007 School of Engineering and Information Technology Faculty of Science and Technology Waurn Ponds Campus Modelling an Organisation as a Complex System > By modelling an organisation as a complex system we can • Break the organisation into smaller pieces (subsystems) • The smaller pieces (subsystems) can then be analysed > Then determine the characteristics and behaviour of the entire organisation by integrating our knowledge of the subsystem Analysis Synthesis
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
2 The Systems Approach: Analysis and Synthesis > Analysis ± Break down the (complex) system into easier-to-analyse subsystems and their couplings / interdependencies ± Perform analysis on the subsystems > Synthesis ± Integrate the knowledge of the subsystems and their couplings / interdependencies gained through analysis ± Holistically determine the characteristics and behaviour of the system Systems Theory in Action > Model and simulation of a simple dynamic system…
Background image of page 2
Image of page 3
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Page1 / 8

seb323 week 3a - SEB323 Managing Industrial Organisations...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 3. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online