Implementing Systems Thinking
Whether you are just learning systems thinking or you are in a position to train others on the subject, you will find endless opportunities to learn and apply the principles of systems thinking in all aspects of your work and personal life. Over the next several pages, the steps to learning how to think systemically will be described. You will also have the opportunity to read actual case studies in the training area and decide where the most effective intervention should be made.
Step 1: Stating the Problem
Issues and problems are all around us, all the time. We normally do not have to look too far to find them, and sometimes they even find us! Think about a problem or issue that you are dealing with and state it ...