The Resource Thinking in systems : a primer, Donella H. Meadows ; edited by Diana Wright

Thinking in systems : a primer, Donella H. Meadows ; edited by Diana Wright

Label
Thinking in systems : a primer
Title
Thinking in systems
Title remainder
a primer
Statement of responsibility
Donella H. Meadows ; edited by Diana Wright
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Thinking in Systems is a concise and crucial book offering insight for problem solving on scales ranging from the personal to the global. Edited by the Sustainability Institute's Diana Wright, this primer brings systems thinking out of the realm of computers and equations and into the tangible world, showing readers how to develop the systems-thinking skills that thought leaders across the globe consider critical for 21st-century life."--BOOK JACKET
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
003
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QA402
LC item number
.M425 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Thinking in systems : a primer, Donella H. Meadows ; edited by Diana Wright
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [208]-210) and index
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Contents
Introduction. The systems lens -- 1. The basics -- 2. A brief visit to the systems zoo -- 3. Why systems work so well -- 4. Why systems surprise us -- 5. System traps ... and opportunities -- 6. Leverage points - places to intervene in a system -- 7. Living in a world of systems -- System definitions : a glossary -- Summary of systems principles -- Springing the system traps -- Places to intervene in a system -- Guidelines for living in a world of systems -- Model equations 195
Control code
000043310908
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xiii, 218 p.
Isbn
9781603580557
Lccn
2008035211
Other physical details
ill.
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  • (OCoLC)225871309

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