100 Systems Thinking Resources for Leaders

 

Why is Systems Thinking So Important?

People are made up of systems (circulatory, respiratory, etc.).

Organizations involve people (who are made up of systems) and organizations themselves are systems.

Organizations (which are systems) themselves work within systems (regulatory, legal, etc.).

Those systems that organizations operate within also work within larger societal and global systems.

Thinking in Connections

…Systems and connections are the stuff we and organizations are made of.  To begin to solve today’s complex problems, systemic and connected thinking is the kind of thinking we need to use.

Resources for Learning About Systems Thinking

Becoming a Strategic Thinker on a Daily Basis by Stephen Haines

Resources, Pegasus Communications Inc. Pegasuscom.com

Systems Thinking and Practice The Open University

10 Favorite Systems Thinking Books of the Past 10 Years (Or So) Pegasuscom.com

Systems Thinking and Systems Tools Managementhelp.org

Socio-Technical Systems anniversary and Systems Thinking Resources argentaeurop.wordpress.com

Systems Thinking Elementary School Resources FacingtheFuture.org

Systems Thinking and Dynamic Modeling Books iseesystems.com

 

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For more, see Linda’s book 7 Lenses and the 21 Question Assessment: How Current is My Message About Ethics?

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About Linda Fisher Thornton
Linda Fisher Thornton is Founder and CEO of Leading in Context, and author of the award-winning book 7 Lenses. She teaches as Adjunct Assoc. Prof. for University of Richmond SPCS. She is leading a movement to help leaders and organizations Unleash the Positive Power of Ethical Leadership.

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