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Unformatted text preview: COMPLEX-COERCIVE Each of these problem contexts differs in a meaningful way from the others and its integrated characteristics are found usefully to reflect types of "problem issue". The charting of these six "ideal type" problem contexts implies the need for six types of "problem-solving" methodology. This provides a very convenient means of grouping available systems approaches. 2.3 Grouping Types of Systems Methodology The purpose of this section is to see how the assumptions underpinning existing systems approaches reflect the problem contexts identified in UNITARY PLURALIST COERCIVE SIMPLE Simple-Unitary Simple-Pluralist Simple-Coercive COMPLEX Complex-Unitary Complex-Pluralist Complex-Coercive Figure 2.1 An "ideal type" grouping of problem contexts < previous page page_35 next page >...
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- Normal type, problem contexts