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Unformatted text preview: done in two ways. First, by presenting systems concepts as such and second by adding content and practical relevance to the concepts. What we succeed in building is a range of alternative systemic metaphors which can be used as a vehicle for creative and organised thought about problem situations. Each of these metaphors, as filters, can be tried as a means of viewing a problem context at hand. If one of the metaphors is dominant in bringing issues clearly into focus, then use of a systems methodology, which operates in a manner complementary to that metaphor, can obviously be recommended. This is discussed in Chapter 2. The method suggested here, of viewing organisational "problems" using different systemic metaphors in order to see which best captures < previous page page_1 next page >...
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- alternative systemic metaphors, Religion of Ancient China, different systemic metaphors, H. A. Giles