Systems Thinking theory and practice is gaining ground in the worlds of social policy and management.
The Routledge Systems Thinking series is designed to make this complex subject as easy for busy practitioners and researchers to understand as possible. It provides range of reference books, textbooks and research books on a range of themes in systems thinking, from theoretical introductions to the systems thinking approach and its history, through practical guides to the implementation of systems thinking in the world, through to in depth case studies that are significant for their profound impact.
This series is an essential reference point for anyone looking for innovative ways to effect systemic change, or engaging with complex problems.
Sustainable Self-Governance in Businesses and Society The Viable System Model in Action
Managing Creativity A Systems Thinking Journey
By Angela Espinosa
December 19, 2022
Sustainable Self-Governance in Businesses and Society offers a sound introduction to Stafford Beer’s Viable System Model (VSM),and clarifies its relevance to support organisational sustainability and self-governance. While the VSM has been known since the early 1980s, it hasn’t been always easy to ...
By Josep M. Coll
July 14, 2021
Buddhist and Taoist Systems Thinking explores a radical new conception of business and management. It is grounded on the reconnection of humans with nature as the new competitive advantage for living organizations and entrepreneurs that aspire to regenerate the economy and drive a positive impact ...
By Ray Ison, Ed Straw
March 18, 2020
The Hidden Power of Systems Thinking: Governance in a Climate Emergency is a persuasive, lively book that shows how systems thinking can be harnessed to effect profound, complex change. In the age of the Anthropocene, the need for new ways of thinking and acting has become urgent. But patterns of ...
By Anthony Hodgson
November 25, 2019
Systems Thinking for a Turbulent World will help practitioners in any field of change engage more effectively in transformative innovation. Such innovation addresses the paradigm shift needed to meet the diverse unfolding global challenges facing us today, often summed up as the Anthropocene. ...
By José-Rodrigo Córdoba-Pachón
December 13, 2018
For over a century, creativity has unfolded as a valuable field of knowledge. Emerging from disciplines like psychology, management and education, the field of creativity is making strides in others including the arts and engineering. Research and education in this field helped it establish an ...