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General System Theory: Toward a Conceptual
Framework for Science and Technology
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David C h e n 1 and Walter Stroup 1,2
In this paper we suggest using general system theory
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ISCE Research, US
he motivation for this multi-part series is solely
my observation that much of the writin
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Below are some notes that I took while trying to understanding what exactly Systems theory is all about.
a system is a set of two or more int
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Diversity supports the success of systems.
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en;es of the system.
In human systems (e.g. families, schools, businesses, any
organiza;on), this means that
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Systems are rst concerned with survival and then about
accomplishing their purpose: both require ecient and
eec.ve means of processing informa.on.
Processing informa.on is all about
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What is a System?
Last class we observed systems: and you derived some
understanding based on your observa7ons
In this class we are really going to dive in
Very important that you build a language for describ
Humility is the key. Complex means COMPLEX. Therefore there is usually
not a simple (or singular) cause of success or failure within a system.
That does not mean we cannot develop knowledge, its just that we h
I will show you several video presenta4ons of systems. While you
watch, make note of the following:
What are the elements of the system?
How do the elements interact with each other?