Hard, Soft…or Laminated? from Squire to the Giants

[A romp through a historic narrative of hard, soft, and combined systems theories – and then another ‘bit’ of and perspective on systems thinking in the comments. Squire to the Giants is on of the excellent blogs that arose at least partially from the cult-like excitement of John Seddon’s Vanguard lean approach and the branding of it as ‘systems thinking’, and has always sought to give a rich overview of the systems thinking universe (hence the ‘Giants’) – recommended].

This post is about something that I find very interesting – Systems Thinking as applied to organisations, and society – and about whether there are two different ‘factions’….or not. I’ve had versio…

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