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WEEKLY DISCUSSIONS 4 Discussion: Transitioning From Closed to Open Systems How do effective nurse leaders and others approach problem solving and decision making in organizations? As suggested in this week’s Learning Resources, systems theory provides a valuable way to assess situations and prepare to address problems. For this week’s Discussion, you identify an issue or process that could be improved and apply knowledge and strategies related to systems theory. Note: You may find it helpful to view the Assignment instructions and use the same problem for this Discussion.
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