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page_178 next page > Page 178 ending, and it also introduces systems models as part of that learning process. The systemic learning process aims to create a temporarily shared culture in which conflicts are accommodated so that action can be taken. It is governed by the culture metaphor. The supporting systems models of possible human activity systems are primarily organismic in nature, although alternatives have been explored. The aim of introducing systems thinking in this way into everyday decision making is to promote rigour. It allows continous checking of new avenues of exploration and backtracking when blind alleys are discovered. The whole process of exploring alternative ways forward can be done consciously and rigorously. Although we have described SSM as a seven stage, somewhat rigid, process we must emphasise again that it is very rarely used that way. Each use of the methodology must be adapted to the context in which it is employedit is this which makes SSM more than a
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