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System Dynamics on a Shoestring

Perhaps you’ve read about system dynamics but not been ready to invest in a commercial simulator to test your ideas. Perhaps you use a …

Palette of Systems Thinking Tools

There is a full array of systems thinking tools that you can think of in the same way as a painter views colors many …

The Kaospilots: School of Societal Change, Business Creativity, and Personal Mastery

Imagine you attend an educational institution where your ideas are supported and anything seems possible. Imagine that, as a student, you are valued as …

Moving from Knower to Learner

Contrary to popular opinion, learning is not the process of merely accumulating more information. You have “learned” something only when you can produce a …

Teaching Systemic Thinking: Educating the Next Generation of Business Leaders

Are we failing to adequately prepare our business leaders? Since an article in the Harvard Business Review on the topic more than 30 years …

Taking a Systems View: A Reflection

Over many years of working with systems thinking as a student, manager, and consultant, I have developed an increasing respect for and fascination with …

Systems Thinking: The Bigger Picture

As a professional systems thinker and system dynamicist, I sometimes wonder why more people don’t see value in simulation models for learning and insight.

Systems Thinking as a Language

Language has a subtle, yet powerful effect on the way we view the world. English, like most other Western languages, is linear—its basic sentence …