Books tagged: systems thinking

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Adaptability: Time to Start Thinking about Thinking – Army Leadership to Foster a Culture of Strength of Mind, Problem Solving, Long and Short-Term Cognitive Agility, Complexity and Systems Thinking
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 28,870. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Cognitive psychology, Nonfiction » History » Military
The tendency to maintain familiar behaviors while evolving slowly and incrementally when faced with unfamiliar problems is the result of a gap in the US Army's understanding of adaptability and the conditions required to achieve it. Developing adaptive leaders is one of the Chief of Staff of the US Army's top priorities, yet few seem to be talking about how to enable this critical capability.
Systems Thinking and ISO 9001:2015
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 17,390. Language: Canadian English. Published: October 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management
Pat Ambrose's newest eBook is a journey to address the requirements of ISO 9001:2015 from a systems thinking perspective and in terms of Rational Thinking. The ebook has eight insightful chapters that cover all of the main clauses of the new standard and relates them to the thinkers and ideas behind Rational Thinking such as Geoffrey Vickers and Peter Checkland.
Positive Thinking in a Dark Age: Essays on the Global Transition
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 31,690. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2016 by Puma Negra Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural, Essay » Sociology
Positive Thinking in a Dark Age is a collection of fourteen essays written over the past fifteen years by visionary activist, thinker and teacher, Jim Tull and published by C.S. Drury and Puma Negra Publishing. In a contentious world where social action usually means either direct aid or some form of political response, these essays together promote a ‘third way’.
Generally True Patterns: A New Natural History of Recognizing Ourselves as a Part of Nature
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 28,560. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » System Theory
There is a widely held belief that we are exempt from the laws of nature. And further, that we can treat the living earth without regard to consequences. Our species may endure, but our purposeful environmental destruction threatens the survival of wild nature and the civilization we have built. We need to examine what might remedy or mitigate the situation and address the underlying cause.
Time On Our Side: Why We All Need A Shorter Working Week
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 88,940. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2013 by The New Economics Foundation. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economics
Authored by leading experts in social, economic and environmental sciences, this diverse essay collection explains how moving towards shorter, more flexible hours of work will lead to more productive and fulfilling lives for all. Challenging conventional wisdom, this book seeks to radically alter our ideas about what makes a `successful' economy.
Effective Continuous Improvement
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,680. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Industries / manufacturing, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Production & operations management
A simple system to help your team generate improvement ideas for your business that can take you from being 'OK' to 'excellent'.
Actualizing Evolutionary Co-Leadership – To Evolve a Creative and Responsible Society
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 39,730. Language: American English. Published: September 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Organizational development, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Self-realization
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.
Like A Bridge
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 108,530. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Religious, Fiction » Christian » Contemporary
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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...
Outcomes & Efficiency: Leadership Handbook
Price: Free! Words: 19,680. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
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.
Understanding North Korea: Demystifying the World's Most Misunderstood Country
Price: $4.75 USD. Words: 17,790. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » History » Asian
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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.