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Systems Thinking Made Simple: New Hope for Solving Wicked Problems

4.20  ·  Rating details ·  54 ratings  ·  7 reviews
Paperback, 1, 245 pages
Published July 1st 2015 by Odyssean
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Hemanth Kapila
Jul 28, 2016 rated it it was ok
Meh. Repetitive, over-promising
Sean Estelle
Nov 23, 2017 rated it liked it
Shelves: nonfiction
There are some useful tidbits in here, but nothing I haven't learned already through various systems thinking theory books already. And the examples they use make it very clear that they aren't motivated by progressive/leftist politics, so it sorta defeats the purpose of why I am interested in systems thinking. ...more
Owen
Jan 15, 2019 rated it really liked it
Shelves: work
This is a fascinating book that focuses more on the development of mental models than really on the details of systems thinking. Nonetheless, the toolkit presented in this book has the ability to break down many problems into very digestible chunks that can be explained to anyone.
Niloofar Shadab
Jun 27, 2020 rated it liked it
It was boring written in very simple language. It's good for children or people with absolutely no idea what systems thinking is. ...more
Akash Kaushik
Jul 03, 2020 rated it liked it
This was my first book on systems thinking. Everything was put together in a very simple manner (too simple). Easy to understand, and good use of various teaching tools. I am not wholly convinced of the DSRP model's effectiveness though. Will try it in the real world and then edit the review (and rating) to provide more information.

Update- DSRP is a good thought model, but I have have serious doubts that it will somehow revolutionize the world ( in the manner expected by the author) or solve any
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Brian
Oct 20, 2015 rated it it was amazing
This book breaks system thinking into it's components. It is based on a thorough review of the various branches grown from the systems thinking base, and a distillation of the process of systems thinking into four basic steps. The book's goal is to develop system thinking ability in all of us. ...more
Hamilton Carvalho
May 05, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Great book! Simple but powerful conceptual tools to develop your systems thinking skills.
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