Often they reflect a poor understanding of situations or inappropriate training

Often they reflect a poor understanding of situations

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Often, they reflect a poor understanding of situations or inappropriate training, education and styles of decision making. They also result from "political" and other pressures that force people into a situation where they try to produce rapid results through inappropriate means. The following is usually what happens in inappropriate forms of linear thinking: o People tend to oversimplify o As a result, side effects are ignored o Hence problem solutions produce other problems In contrast with other barriers to learning which are often quite specific or well defined, the problems associated with linear thinking can be difficult to identify and resolve. Linear thinking has become so much a part of the Western frame of mind that it is often difficult to overcome. We are trained and educated in a way that encourages us to analyze, fragment and search for cause-effect relations. Also, other forms of
e.g. eco-efficiency; increased transparency; effective risk-management oimproved relations with the investment community and better access to capital integrating social responsibility into the criteria for mutual funds oenhanced employee relations that yield better results respecting

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