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< previous  page page_ v next page > Page v Contents Preface xi Chapter 1 The Nature of Systems Thinking 1 1.1 Introductio n 1 1.2 The Concept "System"
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2 1.3 The Development of Systems Thinking 3 1.4 A General Conception of "System" 5 1.5 Machine Metaphor or "Closed System" View 8 1.6 Organic Metaphor or "Open System" View 9 1.7 Neurocybernetic Metaphor or "Viable System" View
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10 1.8 Culture Metaphor 11 1.9 Political Metaphor 12 1.10 Remarks on Metaphor 14 1.11 Total Quality Management (TQM): An Example of the Use of Systemic
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Unformatted text preview: Metaphor 15 1.11.1 Introductio n 15 1.11.2 Philosophy, Principles and Methodology of TQM 16 1.11.3 Creative Thinking about TQM 18 1.12 Summary 21 1.13 Case Study 22 1.13.1 Introductio n 22 1.13.2 Your Task 22 1.13.3 The Construction Industry in Singapore and the Role of the Board 23 1.14 Further Reading 28 Chapter 2 A System of Systems Methodologies 31 2.1 Introductio n 31 &lt; previous page page_ v next page &gt;...
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