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System-Theoretic Reflections

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“IF YOU WANT TO CREATE A CHANGE, you must challenge not only the models of Unreality, but the paradigms that underwrite them.”  — Stafford Beer

“General system theory, therefore, is a general science of wholeness” — Ludwig von Bertalannfy

Level II

Beer, Stafford, Brain of the Firm, Allen Lane, 1972

Level III

Klir, George J., An Approach to General Systems Theory, Van Nostrand, 1969

Level V

Bertalannfy, Ludwig von, General Systems Theory, George Braziller, N.Y., 1968

Systems and Management Annual 1974, Russell L Ackoff (Ed), Petrocelli Books, N.Y., 1974

Systems and Management Annual 1975, C. West Churchman (Ed).

DHCS Selections

Weinberg, Gerald M., An Introduction to General Systems Thinking: Silver Anniversary Edition, Dorset House, N.Y., 2001
Weinberg, Gerald M. and Daniela Weinberg, General Principles of Systems Design, Dorset House, N.Y., 1988

Level II

Brain of the Firm – Stafford Beer

“IF YOU WANT TO CREATE A CHANGE, you must challenge not only the models of Unreality, but the paradigms that underwrite them.”  — Stafford Beer

Level IV

General Systems Theory — Ludwig von Bertalannfy

DHCS Selections


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