Systems thinking open access articles from MDPI

See below for a rich list of articles. I note from a quick google that MDPI is a not entirely uncontroversial publisher ( seems balanced) – broadly it seems that they are not on ‘predatory journals’ lists but their academic quality has sometimes been called into question. However, some interesting titles here and you can judge for yourself.


Dear Readers,

We are pleased to announce the publication of the following issue of Systems:

Systems, Volume 6, Issue 2 (June 2018)

Table of Contents

Special Issue Modelling of Economic Systems

Article: Adding Feedbacks and Non-Linearity to the Neoclassical Growth Model: A New Realm for System Dynamics Applications
by Lukáš Režný and Vladimír Bureš
Systems 20186(2), 8; doi:10.3390/systems6020008

Article: Efficient and Equitable Climate Change Policies
by Socrates Kypreos, James Glynn, Evangelos Panos, George Giannakidis and Brian Ó Gallachóir
Systems 20186(2), 10; doi:10.3390/systems6020010

Article: How to Express and to Measure Whether an Economic System Develops Intensively
by Petr Wawrosz, Jiří Mihola and Jana Kotěšovcová
Systems 20186(2), 24; doi:10.3390/systems6020024

Article: Monetary and Fiscal Policy Interactions in the Czech Republic
by Pavel Rezabek and Petr Doucek
Systems 20186(2), 25; doi:10.3390/systems6020025

Special Issue Governance Change in Organizational and Territorial Systems

Article: Online Academic Networks as Knowledge Brokers: The Mediating Role of Organizational Support
by Elena-Mădălina Vătămănescu, Andreia Gabriela Andrei, Patrizia Gazzola and Gandolfo Dominici
Systems 20186(2), 11; doi:10.3390/systems6020011

Article: Mapping Digital Co-Creation for Urban Communities and Public Places
by Monika Mačiulienė
Systems 20186(2), 14; doi:10.3390/systems6020014

Special Issue Systems Thinking

Article: Using Systems Thinking to Understand and Enlarge Mental Models: Helping the Transition to a Sustainable World
by Edward J. Garrity
Systems 20186(2), 15; doi:10.3390/systems6020015

Article: Modeling Isomorphic Systems Processes Using Monterey Phoenix
by Kristin Giammarco and Len Troncale
Systems 20186(2), 18; doi:10.3390/systems6020018

Communication: Natural Systems Thinking and the Human Family
by Daniel Papero, Randall Frost, Laura Havstad and Robert Noone
Systems 20186(2), 19; doi:10.3390/systems6020019

Article: Maturity Models for Systems Thinking
by Pamela Buckle
Systems 20186(2), 23; doi:10.3390/systems6020023

Special Issue Civil/Environmental Systems Design

Article: Resilience of Critical Infrastructure Elements and Its Main Factors
by David Rehak, Pavel Senovsky and Simona Slivkova
Systems 20186(2), 21; doi:10.3390/systems6020021

Further Publications

Article: Conceptual Framework for Product Service Systems
by Amir Pirayesh, Guy Doumeingts, Marco Seregni, Sergio Gusmeroli, Ingo Westphal, Lara Gonzalez, Carl Hans, María José Núñez Ariño, Alessandro Canepa Eugenio and Andoni Laskurain
Systems 20186(2), 20; doi:10.3390/systems6020020

Article: Evolution of ERP Systems in the Cloud: A Study on System Updates
by Elise Bjelland and Moutaz Haddara
Systems 20186(2), 22; doi:10.3390/systems6020022

Special Issues Open for Submissions

Human Factors in Complex Systems
(Deadline: 31 August 2018)

Deep Learning and Optimization Techniques for Intelligent Transportation System
(Deadline: 1 October 2018)

Enterprise Systems & Gamification
(Deadline: 31 October 2018)

Systems Thinking
(Deadline: 31 October 2018)

Systems Thinking: Concepts, Issues, and Applications in Large Complex Systems
(Deadline: 31 December 2018)

A Systems Approach to Sustainability within Agenda 2030 and across SDGs
(Deadline: 28 February 2019)

Artificial Intelligence Knowledge Representation
(Deadline: 30 June 2019)

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