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Business dynamics : systems thinking and modelling for acomplex world
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We learn about the structure and dynamics of the complex systems in which we are embedded, design high-leverage policies for sustained improvement, and catalyze successful implementation and change. Expand
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System Dynamics: Systems Thinking and Modeling for a Complex World
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Todays problems often arise as unintended consequences of yesterdays solutions. Expand
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Business Dynamics
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Misperceptions of feedback in dynamic decision making
"D-3876-1." "Presented at the 1986 meeting of the Judgment/Decisionmaking Society, New Orleans, La."
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All models are wrong: reflections on becoming a systems scientist†
Thoughtful leaders increasingly recognize that we are not only failing to solve the persistent problems we face, but are in fact causing them. System dynamics is designed to help avoid such policyExpand
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Bathtub dynamics: initial results of a systems thinking inventory
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In a world of accelerating change, educators, business leaders, environmentalists and scholars are calling for the development of systems thinking to improve our ability to take effective actions. Expand
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Why don't well-educated adults understand accumulation? A challenge to researchers, educators, and citizens
Accumulation is a fundamental process in dynamic systems: inventory accumulates production less shipments; the national debt accumulates the federal deficit. Effective decision making in such systemsExpand
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Learning In and About Complex Systems
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Learning from evidence in a complex world.
  • J. Sterman
  • Sociology, Medicine
  • American journal of public health
  • 31 January 2006
Policies to promote public health and welfare often fail or worsen the problems they are intended to solve. Evidence-based learning should prevent such policy resistance, but learning in complexExpand
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Learning in and about complex systems
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Change is accelerating, and as the complexity of the systems in which we live grows, so do the unanticipated side effects of human actions, further increasing complexity. Expand
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