Books tagged: systems thinking

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Quality Software: Volume 1.1: How Software Is Built
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Series: Quality Software Managment, Book 1. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 57,090. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Programming
This is part 1 of the latest edition of the classic, Quality Software Management. Its fundamental purpose is to teach how to understand the dynamics of software development organizations, to plan software projects, and to act effectively to carry out those plans.
An Introduction to General Systems Thinking
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Series: Systems Thinking, Book 1 ยท Software Testing, Book 4. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 92,140. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Interdisciplinary
For more than thirty-five years, this book has been hailed as an innovative introduction to systems theory, with applications in software development and testing, medicine, engineering, social sciences, architecture, and beyond. Used in university courses and professional seminars all over the world, the text has proven its ability to open minds and sharpen thinking.
Rethinking Systems Analysis and Design
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Series: Systems Thinking, Book 4. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 57,160. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Programming
Systems analysis and design have solved many problems, but they have also created many problems. This unique book tackles crucial analysis and design issues that are glossed over in conventional texts. It recognizes that while many problems are solved with systems analysis and design, many problems are also created.
Passive Regulation: General Systems Design Principles
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Series: Systems Thinking, Book 2. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 61,070. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Security
Passive Regulation is Volume 2 in the General Systems Thinking series that begins with the world-wide best-selling, An Introduction to General Systems Thinking. (also available in ebook formats) That first series volume focused on the question,"Why do we see what we see?" This second books tackles the next question, namely "Why do things stay the same?"
Active Regulation: General Systems Design Principles
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Series: Systems Thinking, Book 3. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 65,680. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Security
Active Regulation is Volume 3 in the General Systems Thinking series that begins with the world-wide best-selling, An Introduction to General Systems Thinking. (also available in ebook formats) That first series volume focused on the question,"Why do we see what we see?" The second and third books tackle the next question, namely "Why do things stay the same?
Understanding North Korea: Demystifying the World's Most Misunderstood Country
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Price: $4.75 USD. Words: 17,840. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
North Korea is one of the world's least understood, yet most important countries, all the more so with the recent death of Kim Jong Il. Almost no book, article, or other media makes sense of North Korea or presents it simply, without sensationalism or polarization. This brief book does.
Outcomes & Efficiency: Leadership Handbook
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Price: Free! Words: 19,720. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management
There is a revolution afoot in Government management, design and leadership. This is your essential guide to that revolution through systems thinking, commissioning, change management and practical implementation in the public sector.
Like A Bridge
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 108,530. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Religious
Jim Bridger is a broken, spiritual nomad after his ministry and marriage crash. He builds a new career, a restored family and a faith-based movement of business movers & shakers impacting their world. But 'Higher Calling' alienates churched people & pastors while drawing hundreds networked in a less talk/more walk 'unchurch'. Maybe that's the cost to bridge the church/world gap. Maybe not...
Actualizing Evolutionary Co-Leadership – To Evolve a Creative and Responsible Society
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Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 39,730. Language: American English. Published: September 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Organizational development
Why and how can evolutionary co-leadership accelerate the development of a creative and responsible society? After exploring the evolutionary worldview, the book invites the reader to discover the inner conditions for entering into a true partnering dance with others – for the common good. It then offers a wide array of proven practices to develop co-leadership and points to emerging initiatives.
Effective Continuous Improvement
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,680. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Industries / manufacturing
A simple system to help your team generate improvement ideas for your business that can take you from being 'OK' to 'excellent'.