Tag: leverage

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Thinking Systemically About Strategy

During the mid-1980s, a large high-technology company launched a project to begin thinking more systemically about strategy. “COPEX” (a fictional name) designed, manufactured, sold, …

No More Band-Aids for Healthcare Reform

In 1992, Americans will spend $817 billion on healthcare — twice as much per capita than the average of the 24 industrialized nations of the …

Accountability Leadership

What comes to mind when you hear the word “accountability”? If it is something along the lines of “who gets the blame,” “being called …

Forging Sustainable Solutions to Complex Problems

The next time you are involved in a seemingly unbreakable impasse, think about the dilemma faced by South Africans in the early 1990s. After …

“Positive” Systems Archetypes

Many readers of The Systems Thinker are familiar with the systems archetypes developed in the mid- 1980s based on the work of Jay Forrester, …