Search for dissertations about: "systems thinking"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 201 swedish dissertations containing the words systems thinking.

  1. 1. On systems thinking in logistics management - A critical perspective

    Author : Magnus Lindskog; Martin Rudberg; Mattias Elg; Britta Gammelgaard; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Logistics management; Systems thinking; Systems theory; Systems approach; Critical; Interpretive; Actors;

    Abstract : Systems thinking. Systems theory. The systems approach. All these concepts have in various guises been claimed as central to logistics management, since its dawning in the mid twentieth century. READ MORE

  2. 2. Applications of Systems Thinking within the Sustainability Domain : Product Design, Product Systems and Stakeholder Perspectives

    Author : Rafael Laurenti; Björn Frostell; Mattias Lindahl; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Systems Thinking; Sustainability; Product Design; Product Systems; Stakeholder Perspectives; Unintended Consequences;

    Abstract : Many of the sustainability challenges our society currently face have arisen as unanticipated side effects of our own modern developments. This thesis investigates if unintended consequences and perspectives are fully addressed by traditional methods for providing decision-making support within the sustainability domain. READ MORE

  3. 3. Hierarchical Concurrent Systems from a Model-Oriented perspective

    Author : Daniel Einarson; Data Vetenskap; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURAL SCIENCES; control; systems; numerical analysis; Computer science; Distributed Systems; Hierarchical Systems; Object-Orientation; Model-Orientation; Datalogi; numerisk analys; system; kontroll; Systems engineering; computer technology; Data- och systemvetenskap; Computer science; Datavetenskap;

    Abstract : Real world systems are normally considered as hierarchically organized, for example, we see those as hierarchies of systems including subsystems. Examples on this can be seen in organizations where people act in environments and carry within themselves their own internal subsystem of thinking processes. READ MORE

  4. 4. A Systemic Approach Framework for Operational Risk : – SAFOR –

    Author : Anna-Maria Kessler; Love Ekenberg; Mats Danielson; Tara Baidya; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; operational risk; systems thinking; decision analysis; interval forecasts; Computer and systems science; Data- och systemvetenskap; Computer and Systems Sciences; data- och systemvetenskap;

    Abstract : This thesis attempts to describe the essential systems features of a complex real-world domain of operational risk (OR) in banking, by employing general systems theory (GST) as the guiding method. An implementational framework (SAFOR) is presented for operational risk management (ORM), the target of which is to manage and mitigate the risk-around-loss causes. READ MORE

  5. 5. Complex methods of inquiry: structuring uncertainty

    Author : PETER BEDNAR; Institutionen för informatik; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; information system; Contextual Analysis; Contextual Dependencies; Systems Approaches; Systems Thinking; Organizational change; Complex adaptive systems; Uncertainty management; Organizational Emergence; Change Management; Organizational Learning; Human Activity Systems;

    Abstract : Organizational problem spaces can be viewed as complex, uncertain and ambiguous. They can also be understood as open problem spaces. As such, any engagement with them, and any effort to intervene in order to pursue desirable change, cannot be assumed to be just a matter of ‘complicatedness’. READ MORE