Systems thinking

2017-07-31T07:38:44+03:00[Europe/Moscow] en true Strategic management, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, Club of Rome, Educational entertainment, Lateral thinking, STELLA (programming language), Ray Hammond, Ted Coombs, The Arlington Institute, Scenario analysis, Béla H. Bánáthy, Friday Night at the ER, Thinking outside the box, Kybernetes, Arthur Harkins, Edwin W. Rawlings flashcards Systems thinking
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  • Strategic management
    Strategic management involves the formulation and implementation of the major goals and initiatives taken by a company's top management on behalf of owners, based on consideration of resources and an assessment of the internal and external environments in which the organization competes.
  • International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis
    The International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) is an international research organization located in Laxenburg, near Vienna, in Austria.
  • Club of Rome
    The Club of Rome is a global think tank that deals with a variety of international issues.
  • Educational entertainment
    Educational entertainment (also referred to by the portmanteau neologism edutainment) is content designed both to educate and to entertain.
  • Lateral thinking
    Lateral thinking is solving problems through an indirect and creative approach, using reasoning that is not immediately obvious and involving ideas that may not be obtainable by using only traditional step-by-step logic.
  • STELLA (programming language)
    STELLA (short for Systems Thinking, Experimental Learning Laboratory with Animation; also marketed as iThink) is a visual programming language for system dynamics modeling introduced by Barry Richmond in 1985.
  • Ray Hammond
    Ray Hammond is a British author and futurist.
  • Ted Coombs
    Ted Coombs (born 1954) is an American technology author, futurist, artist, and scientist.
  • The Arlington Institute
    The Arlington Institute (or "TAI") is a 501(c)(3) non-profit think tank specializing in predictive modeling of future events, that is, futures studies.
  • Scenario analysis
    Scenario analysis is a process of analyzing possible future events by considering alternative possible outcomes (sometimes called "alternative worlds").
  • Béla H. Bánáthy
    Béla Heinrich Bánáthy (Hungarian: Bánáthy Béla; December 1, 1919 – September 4, 2003) was the founder of the White Stag Leadership Development Program, organized the International Systems Institute, and was co-founder of the General Evolutionary Research Group, A Hungarian-American who remained loyal to his birth country his entire life, he served as an influential professor of systems theory, systems scientist and professor at San Jose State University and UC Berkeley.
  • Friday Night at the ER
    Friday Night at the ER is an experiential team-learning game.
  • Thinking outside the box
    Thinking outside the box (also thinking out of the box or thinking beyond the box and, especially in Australia, thinking outside the square) is a metaphor that means to think differently, unconventionally, or from a new perspective.
  • Kybernetes
    Kybernetes is a peer-reviewed scientific journal of cybernetics and systems thinking exploring the complex relationships between human beings and technology to determine how humans develop meaningful and satisfying roles, and interact with their mechanical and electronic counterparts.
  • Arthur Harkins
    Arthur M. Harkins (March 8, 1936 – May 17, 2016) was an American futurist who was an associate professor in the Department of Organizational Leadership, Policy and Development and faculty director of the Graduate Certificate in Innovation Studies program at the University of Minnesota (UMN).
  • Edwin W. Rawlings
    General Edwin William Rawlings, USAF (Ret), (September 11, 1904 – December 8, 1997) was a leading figure in the administrative development of the United States Air Force (USAF).