Systems Thinking - Human Social System

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Mark Einsiedel USSY 204 – Systems Thinking January 25, 2010 The Complexity of Social Systems As we talked more and more about systems and how involved they can be, it really made me think. I began to think of how systems are connected to one another and how systems can be looked at much like layers of a cake, all coming together to form a whole giant working system. As I thought about the complexity this posed, I began to think of social systems. It intrigued me because I began to acknowledge the intricacy and complexity of a social system. I feel as though the complexity of social systems can be largely attributed to the fact that social systems are comprised of humans. Humans, in turn, are made up of countless systems, thus creating a further complexity. Likewise, humans, unlike some other systems, are essentially unpredictable in their nature. As a whole, a society can be predictable from a large scale viewpoint. However, when examined at the individual parts, or the humans within the society, each is unique and acts
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This note was uploaded on 04/11/2010 for the course EMAE 172 taught by Professor Jimdrake during the Spring '09 term at Case Western.

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