Avalanche_-_Systems_Thinking

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Advancing Knowledge. Transforming Lives.
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Systems Thinking
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“A ferry boat was once crossing a river. Suddenly the boat struck a rock, and water relentlessly poured into the cabin. The passengers were frightened out of their wits. Only one man sat calmly as if nothing had happened and even laughed at the way the others were so alarmed. “Don’t worry! It’s not our problem,’ the man said. ‘It Doesn’t matter if it’s leaking, because it’s not our boat.’” - Traditional Chinese joke
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What makes traffic jam? How do epidemics spread? Why does the stock market fluctuate?
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Emergent Behavior Behavior that arises from interconnections among elements and/or agents in natural and social systems.
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questions… Focus on Self-Organizing Behavior. Focus is on individual agents Through System Dynamics – a method that uses causal diagrams representing stocks and flows. The aggregate behavior of a population
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