A Napkin introduction       to Systems ThinkingPart 1: What is Systems Thinking?           Nicolas STAMPF  nicolas.stampf@...
Agenda• Part 1. What is Systems Thinking?• Part 2. Why use Systems Thinking?• Part 3. How to do Systems Thinking?
Systems: simple version A system is a set of interconnected part forming a                   coherent whole
Systems: elaborated versionA System is a set of Distinguished elements in Relationships               which form a coheren...
From observation to qualitative            view
From observation to quantitative             view
Enhance understanding…
… or inform your actions
Use it on your own…
… or compare your thinking    with that of others
Stick to your perspective…
… or develop shared understanding!
Next…• Part 1. What is Systems Thinking?• Part 2. Why use Systems Thinking?• Part 3. How to do Systems Thinking?
Credits• Gene Bellinger  – @systemswiki  – http://www.systemswiki.org/• Members of Systems Thinking World  LinkedIn Group ...
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  1. 1. A Napkin introduction to Systems ThinkingPart 1: What is Systems Thinking? Nicolas STAMPF nicolas.stampf@appreciatingsystems.com http://www.appreciatingsystems.com/
  2. 2. Agenda• Part 1. What is Systems Thinking?• Part 2. Why use Systems Thinking?• Part 3. How to do Systems Thinking?
  3. 3. Systems: simple version A system is a set of interconnected part forming a coherent whole
  4. 4. Systems: elaborated versionA System is a set of Distinguished elements in Relationships which form a coherent whole, taking different Perspectives into account
  5. 5. From observation to qualitative view
  6. 6. From observation to quantitative view
  7. 7. Enhance understanding…
  8. 8. … or inform your actions
  9. 9. Use it on your own…
  10. 10. … or compare your thinking with that of others
  11. 11. Stick to your perspective…
  12. 12. … or develop shared understanding!
  13. 13. Next…• Part 1. What is Systems Thinking?• Part 2. Why use Systems Thinking?• Part 3. How to do Systems Thinking?
  14. 14. Credits• Gene Bellinger – @systemswiki – http://www.systemswiki.org/• Members of Systems Thinking World LinkedIn Group – http://is.gd/lxLc9w• Dan Roam – @dan_roam – http://www.napkinacademy.com• Moleskine® – http://www.moleskine.com/

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