Phase 4 of The Linked Management Models
Systems Thinking - Discovering what to consider when developing an action plan. And…Finding where to focus our efforts to get the biggest bang for the buck.
By Craig A. Stevens, PMP, CC and his students
This model will help us find the best place to spend our limited resources. Spend your resources wisely – look for pressure points (the delays).
Link to Systems Engineering Life Cycles http://mentalmodels.mitre.org/cog_eng/ce_sys_eng_phases.htm
Interesting Link: Complex systems with a culture twist -- Ford's most advanced assembly plant in rural Brazil 08/22/2007
We can simplify Systems Thinking By Pointing to the Drivers of Change Model!
This Model is covered in the following Westbrook Stevens books (Not Yet Released):
There are Many Issues Related to Systems, Systems Thinking is One of These. Many of the following concepts can be found in the book...
We are looking for the points where we can make the biggest impact with the least effort.
One would use the drivers of change model to find many of the related systems and elements of an organization.
Systems and Processes Websites