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Thinking in Systems: Strategies for Problem Solving, Planning and Critical Thinking
Thinking in systems works in contrast to the traditional method of analysis, where one takes a system and breaks it down into different segments for ease of understanding. In the traditional method, one can contemplate doing away with one segment if it proves too costly, but in systems thinking one considers how to make each of the constituent systems cost-effective, as ...more
Kindle Edition, 312 pages
Published September 22nd 2018
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This book is a fascinating breakdown of a rather nontraditional method of analysis called systems thinking as it is applied to business practices, social matters, and personal lives. Before encountering Golding’s work, I never had a term for this sort of thinking, of seeing something as one large system composed of smaller, self-contained subsystems working together. I have, however, held this viewpoint—this idea that while everything is individual, everything is also connected and ...more