By John Boardman
Through interpreting the hyperlinks and interactions among parts of a procedure, platforms pondering is turning into more and more proper while facing worldwide demanding situations, from terrorism to strength to healthcare. Addressing those doubtless intractable platforms difficulties in our society, Systems pondering: dealing with twenty first Century Problems makes a speciality of the inherent possibilities and problems of a platforms method. Taking an engineering platforms view towards structures considering, the authors position a excessive price at the considering strategy and the issues utilized to this procedure.
In the hopes of starting up serious considering and inspiring a platforms reaction to difficulties, the ebook presents pragmatic mechanisms to appreciate and deal with co-evolving structures difficulties and suggestions. It makes use of a number of modern and intricate societal concerns, similar to the Iraq battle, the Google phenomenon, and the C2 Constellation, to demonstrate the innovations, tools, and instruments of a method in addition to the which means of togetherness in a procedure. The textual content additionally interweaves the meanings of complexity, paradox, and system to advertise the development of adverse events.
Featuring a holistic, nonlinear method of taking a look at platforms, this e-book is helping readers larger arrange and constitution their deliberating structures in an effort to clear up advanced, real-world problems.