02 November 2007

6 Change in Thinking - Systems Thinking

In this segment, I focus on the defining characteristic of systems - what emerges from their interaction. Analysis ignores this and in the process often misses what is most important. You can know all about the behavior of the gas hyrogen and the gas oxygen but fail to predict the behavior of the fluid H20.

2 comments:

Vladimir Dzhuvinov said...

Biology (!) seems to be one of the last sciences to discover systems thinking: All Systems Go [Article from the Economist]

Ron Davison said...

Vladimir,
What an appropriate article as a means to substantiate the ideas in a Change in Thinking. Very cool and thanks for pointing me to it.