Systems Awareness


Systems Thinking Awareness Systems thinking places a strong emphasis on the subjective dimension to human thought and action, holding self-awareness as a prerequisite to achieving effective results Systems thinking is, in its most generalized sense, a way of seeing the world. Before anything it places great emphasis on the question of how do [...]

Reductionism & Synthesis


Reductionism is a process of reasoning used to describe things by breaking them down into their constituent components, analyzing the properties of these components in isolation and then recombining them in order to get a description of the whole system as a set of its individual parts, their properties and the linear relations between them.

The Systems Paradigm


A short film looking at some of the key themes within systems theory such as the debate surrounding reductionism and holism, the Newtonian paradigm and Systems Thinking. Systems thinking is what we call a paradigm, a dictionary definition of a paradigm would read;