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Author Espejo, Raul.
Title Organizational systems : managing complexity with the viable system model / by Raul Espejo, Alfonso Reyes.
Imprint Heidelberg ; New York : Springer, 2011.

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Author Espejo, Raul.
Subject Economics.
Business planning.
Social sciences.
Cybernetics.
Alt Name Reyes A., Alfonso (Reyes Alvarado)
Description 1 online resource : illustrations
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents pt. 1. Concepts and and the viable system model -- pt. 2. Viplan method -- pt. 3. Methodology and systemic thinking.
Summary This book clarifies the application of cybernetic ideas, particularly those of Beer's Viable System Model, to organizational diagnosis and design. Readers learn to appreciate the relevance of seeing the systemic coherence of the world. The book argues that many of the problems we experience today are routed in our practice of fragmenting that that needs to be connected as a whole. It offers a method to study and design organizations and a methodology to deal with implementation problems. It is the outcome of many years of working experience with government offices as well as with all kinds of public and private enterprises. At a more detailed level this book offers an in depth discussion of variety engineering that is not available either in the primary or secondary literature.
ISBN 9783642191091
3642191096
9783642191084
3642191088
OCLC # 712777128
Additional Format Print version: Espejo, Raul. Organizational systems. Heidelberg ; New York : Springer, 2011 9783642191084 (DLC) 2011924534 (OCoLC)727704152



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