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Unformatted text preview: is the greatest. • System- a set of interacting components working within an environment to fulfill some purpose. Example: A company, a division, a department; the human body; a car, a computer. • Systems analysis- a problem solving approach for evaluating a system's problems, opportunities, constraints and needs. • Systems approach- a holistic analytical approach to solving complex problems that includes systems philosophy, systems analysis and systems management. • Systems management- addressing the business, technological and organizational issues associated with making a change to a system. • Systems philosophy-an overall model for thinking about things as systems. Key charts and figures • 2-1: Three-Sphere Model for Systems Management (p. 49) • 2-2: Functional, Project and Matrix Organizational structures (p. 53) • 2-3: Phases of the Project Life Cycle (p. 62)...
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This note was uploaded on 12/02/2009 for the course PROJECT MA mgmt1140 taught by Professor Dibel during the Spring '09 term at Conestoga.
- Spring '09