Critical Systems Thinking: Current Research and Practice

Hardcover | January 31, 1997

EditorRobert L. Flood, Norma R.A. Romm, Norma R. A. Romm

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This volume offers comprehensive treatment of the latest developments in critical systems thinking and practice. The book features contributions by researchers at the prestigious Centre for Systems Studies at the University of Hull, England. The emphasis is on rigorous analysis of the wide range of approaches to problem solving reported in the research literature. This work will enhance the studies of researchers and students in the areas of systems problem solving, action research, management science, and operational research.

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This volume offers comprehensive treatment of the latest developments in critical systems thinking and practice. The book features contributions by researchers at the prestigious Centre for Systems Studies at the University of Hull, England. The emphasis is on rigorous analysis of the wide range of approaches to problem solvin...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:320 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.27 inPublished:January 31, 1997

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ISBN - 10:0306454513

ISBN - 13:9780306454516

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Overview: A Taste for Research and Practice. Theory: What Is This Thing Called CST? (G. Midgley). The Ideal of Unity and the Practice of Pluralism in Systems Science (G. Midgley). Dealing with Diversity (W. Gregory). A Foucaultvian Reflection on Critical Systems Thinking (N. ValeroSilva). Methodology: Total Systems Intervention: Local Systemic Intervention (R. Flood). TSI as Critique: The Critical Review Mode (J. Wilby). Critical Creativity and TSI (G. Ragsdell). Critical Systems Thinking for Citizens (W. Ulrich). Systems Methodologies and Intervention: The Issue of Researcher Responsibility (N. Romm). A Framework for Assessing Participation (M. Brown). Practice: Commentary. TSI in North Yorkshire Police: Implementation and Evaluation (R. Flood, P. Green). Two Perspectives in a Voluntary Organization (C. Cohen). Reflections on an Action Research Project: Women and the Law in Southern Africa (N. Romm). Economic Recessions and Selfdeceptions: Messes in Collective Rationality (J. Oliga). Index.