On the website of The Systems Thinker you will find a very interesting article about the basics of causal loop diagrams. See: The Systems Thinker – Causal Loop Construction: The Basics – The Systems Thinker The article is written by COLLEEN LANNON. She is using an example of TotalQuality Management. First she is looking
Systems thinking in the school of the 21st century
Jan Jutten Specialist Systems Thinking and Educational consultant at Natuurlijk Leren, Everything changes, faster and faster, more and more drastically. The environment is no longer relatively stable, as it used to be. The changes in our society are accelerating, and new demands are constantly being made on organizations and the people who work there. This
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In the book Natural learning – systems thinking in a learning school Jan Jutten describes causal loops as ‘language of systems thinking’: One of the hallmarks of systems thinking is a different look at cause-effect relationships. The language we are used to speak is linear: A causes B. But systems work differently: they consist of
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