Systems Thinking: Managing Chaos and Complexity - A Platform for Designing Business Architecture
It's a holistic approach to systems methodology. It deals with all dimensions of a system: structure, function and process. Peter Senge introduced Systems Thinking/practice. Interact clients asked the author to write a book to take them "
+1 star for some cases included,
-1 star for the cases not being MECE, not anywhere close,
+1 star for quite a lot of ground covered, even if in huge leaps, maybe it's even going to a be a reread,
-1 star for a lot of stuff not detalised into demonstrable detalization,
-1 star for a lot of concepts left unlinked with practicalities,
+1 star for insights included, there were some, even though these were very generally formulated,
-1 star for the abstraction overused ...more
کتاب با این سوال اصلی شروع میشه که چرا موفقیت های ما عموما باشکست روبرو می شوند؟مشکل اصلی موفقیت ها چیست و دشمن اصلی ...more
Some of the important points:
- A system is influenced by 5 "building blocks": openness (the size of its transactional environmental, or place that we can influence), purposefulness (th ...more
But, oftentimes it's a way too abstract, lacking concrete examples, with gaps in explanation or the context of the terminology used. Moreover, almost all diagrams have own convention with cryptic m ...more
1 - formulate the "mess" - that is he name for the current situation
2 - create target struktures in interations.
The second part with the examples were somehow "dry" but nevertheless valuable examples.
I will come back tp the examples and will read the book a second time, so i can recommend it! ...more
Not a super-simple read, but SO worth it! I have already used various insights and examples from the first four chapters in my consulting.
So good. I just finished buying it online!
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