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< previous  page page_ vii next page > Page vii 5.2 Philosophy of VSD 89 5.3 Principles of VSD 89 5.4 The Viable System Model 90 5.5 Using the Viable System Model 93 5.5.1 Introductio
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n 93 5.5.2 System Identification 94 5.5.3 System Diagnosis 94 5.5.4 Frequent Faults 95 5.6 VSD in Action: The Example of a Major Tourism Services Group
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96 5.6.1 Background 96 5.6.2 Diagnosis and Redesign 98 5.6.3 Conclusion 109 5.7 Critique of VSD 110 5.8 Case Study: XY Entertainments
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113 5.8.1 Introductio n 114 5.8.2 Your Task 114 5.8.3 Further Information 114 5.9 Further Reading 117 Chapter 6 Strategic Assumption Surfacing and Testing (SAST)
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119 6.1 Introductio n 119 6.2 Philosophy of SAST 120 6.2.1 Churchman's Philosophy as the Inspiration of
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Unformatted text preview: SAST 121 6.2.2 The Specific Philosophy of SAST 122 6.3 Principles of SAST 123 6.4 SAST Methodology 124 6.4.1 Introductio n 124 6.4.2 Group Formation 124 6.4.3 Assumption Surfacing 125 6.4.4 Dialectical Debate 127 6.4.5 Synthesi s 127 6.5 SAST in Action: The Example of Winterton Co-operative Development Agency 128 6.6 Critique of SAST 133 6.7 Case Study: Thornton Printing Company 136 6.7.1 Your Task 136 6.7.2 Description of the Situation 137 6.7.3 Proposed Response 139 6.8 Further Reading 141 &lt; previous page page_ vii next page &gt;...
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