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|Statement||William M. Czander.|
|LC Classifications||HD69.C6 C9 1986|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||243 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||243|
|ISBN 10||0819151831, 081915184X|
|LC Control Number||85029508|
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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Czander, William M. Application of social systems thinking to organizational consulting. Lanham: University Press of America, © The application of this theory is called systems analysis.
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Kahn (), in their classic book The Social Psychology of Organizations, advo-cate for thinking about organizations as systems, social systems that are alive, organic, dynamic, and complex. As systems, organizations make choices—for example, to expand business or hold steady for another year.
The systems per-spective was introduced by File Size: 3MB. Systems thinking is the fifth discipline that provides substance to the other four disciplines and hence learning to the organization as a whole (Flood R.
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Systems thinking is an approach to integration that is based on the belief that the component parts of a system will act differently when isolated from the system’s environment or other parts of the system.
Standing in contrast to positivist and reductionist thinking, systems thinking sets out to view systems in a holistic manner. Remember That Systems Thinking Is One of Many Approaches. Recall the famous Mark Twain quote, “When all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail.” As groups begin to gain skills and confidence in systems thinking practices, they will be tempted to see every organizational problem as a systems issue.
This is of course not the case. eadership traditionally has been thought of as “doing the right thing” while management has been defined as “doing things right.” Contemporary leadership combines these two distinctions with an emphasis on “doing the right thing right.” As Jim Collins and Jerry Porras noted in the seminal work, Built to Last (HarperBusiness, ), no longer can effective leaders [ ].
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