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Unformatted text preview: nature, systems thinking examples include ecosystems in which various elements such as air, water, movement, plants and animals work together to survive or perish. • In organisations, systems consist of people, structures and processes that work together to make an organisation healthy or unhealthy. What is a System? YouTube‐What is a System? What is Systems Thinking? • The process of understanding how things influence one another within a whole. • Views “problems” as part of an overall system, as opposed to reacting to specific parts, outcomes or events. • A set of habits or practices within a framework that bases itself on the belief that the component parts of a system can best be understood in the context of relationships with each other and with other systems, rather than in isolation. 3 18/02/2013 What is Systems Thinking? YouTube‐ Systems Thinking Traditional Thinking vs. Systems...
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This note was uploaded on 06/15/2013 for the course COMM 331 taught by Professor Stephnanie during the Three '13 term at University of Wollongong, Australia.
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