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Thinking in Systems by Donella H. Meadows
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Read 2 times. Last read July 2, 2018.

Nice introduction to systems thinking.

Warning: after reading this book you'll start noticing feedback loops all around you.

It touches on system thinking fundamentals like stocks, flows & feedback loops.
I love how it provides real-life examples (fish population, economic failure modes,...) and offers pointers on how to intervene in failing systems.
I read this work through the eyes of a consultant/software developer and a lot of the advice offered translates directly to my day job. Highly recommended!
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Reading Progress

July 12, 2016 – Shelved
July 12, 2016 – Shelved as: to-read
July 12, 2016 – Shelved as: self-learning
September 3, 2016 – Started Reading
September 26, 2016 – Finished Reading
July 2, 2018 – Started Reading
July 2, 2018 – Finished Reading

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Gien Verschatse I always say: "be careful, because you will start seeing systems everywhere you look!" when I recommend the book ;)


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