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Systemic Intervention: Philosophy, Methodology, and Practice
1. Systems Thinking for the 21st Century. Section I: Philosophy. 2. Why Philosophy? 3. The Systems Idea. 4. Process Philosophy. Section II: Methodology. 5. Why Methodology? 6. Systemic Intervention.Expand
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What Is This Thing Called CST
This chapter introduces and critiques some early ideas about Critical Systems Thinking (CST), a research perspective that is said to embrace a set of fundamental commitments. Expand
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Systemic intervention for public health.
  • G. Midgley
  • Medicine
  • American journal of public health
  • 1 March 2006
Many calls have been made for a systems approach to public health. My response is to offer a methodology for systemic intervention that (1) emphasizes the need to explore stakeholder values andExpand
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Towards a new framework for evaluating systemic problem structuring methods
We propose a methodological framework for the evaluation of systemic problem structuring methods, focusing on the contextpurposes-meth ods-outcom es relationship . Expand
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Systems thinking for evaluation
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The sacred and profane in critical systems thinking
This paper looks at what we mean by being critical about systems. In particular, it seeks to expand our understanding of the process of making boundary judgments so as to explore the relationshipExpand
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What Is This Thing Called CRITICAL Systems Thinking
This paper is about Critical Systems Thinking (CST), a research perspective which is said to embrace three fundamental commitments to critical awareness, methodological pluralism and emancipation. Expand
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Theoretical Pluralism in Systemic Action Research
It is now largely accepted as uncontroversial amongst systemic action researchers that there is practical value in theoretical pluralism: seeing through multiple theoretical ‘lenses’ that bringExpand
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Community operational research : OR and systems thinking for community development
Community Operational Research: OR and Systems Thinking for Community Development sets out the current concerns of Community Operational Research (Community OR for short) and explores newExpand
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Visions of community for community OR
The purpose of this paper is to open space for a debate about normative visions of community and their implications for community OR. It is argued that, if practitioners do not reflect on theExpand
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