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Unformatted text preview: em that generated the issue. • Seeing “whole elephants” does not mean every organisational issue can be understood only by looking at the entire organisation. • Principle of the system boundary: interactions that must be examined are those most important to the issue at hand.” Senge’s Systems Thinking Principles Blame • We tend to blame outside circumstances for our problems. • There is no ‘outside’. You and the cause of your problems are part of the same system. Senge’s Systems Thinking Principles The easy way out usually leads back in • “We all find comfort applying familiar solutions to problems, sticking to what we know best.” • Those who push harder and harder with familiar solutions while failing to change the fundamental problem are demonstrating non‐systems thinking. 9 18/02/2013 Senge’s Systems Thinking Principles Cause and effect • Cause and...
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