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Systems Thinking Peter M. Senge Introduction System dynamics is the study of complex systems, including such human systems as families, organisations, cities, and nations. If you look deeply into any system and analyse the relationships between members, you will find infinite complexity. Systems Thinking Basics: From Concepts to Causal Loops is designed to help you discover the principles of systems and systems think - ing and begin actually using systems thinking tools. 0000004008 00000 n 1358 0 obj <>/Filter/FlateDecode/ID[]/Index[1352 11]/Info 1351 0 R/Length 52/Prev 1531148/Root 1353 0 R/Size 1363/Type/XRef/W[1 2 1]>>stream �bI�ƅ5�r�D����. 0000015133 00000 n 0000004050 00000 n PEGASUSCOMMUNICATIONS,INC. systems thinking transcends disciplines and cultures and, when it is done right, it overarches history as well. 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