By Anthony J. Masys
This ebook captures present developments and advancements within the box of structures pondering and tender operations study which are utilized to unravel today's problems of dynamic complexity and interdependency. Such ‘wicked difficulties’ and messes are doubtless intractable difficulties characterised as value-laden, ambiguous, and volatile, that withstand being tamed by way of classical challenge fixing. activities and interventions linked to this complicated challenge house may have hugely unpredictable and unintentional outcomes. Examples of such complicated difficulties comprise well-being care reform, worldwide weather switch, transnational severe and arranged crime, terrorism, native land safety, human protection, catastrophe administration, and humanitarian relief. relocating in the direction of the improvement of options to those complicated challenge areas depends upon the lens we use to check them and the way we body the matter. will probably be proven that structures considering and gentle operations study has had nice luck in contributing to the administration of complexity.
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Applications of Systems Thinking and Soft Operations Research in Managing Complexity: From Problem Framing to Problem Solving (Advanced Sciences and Technologies for Security Applications) by Anthony J. Masys