Systems Thinking takes the view that any problem we’re working on is part of a larger, interconnected system. Instead of making a quick fix, Systems Thinking encourages us to work with our team to discover the larger context that surrounds our current problem.
- Dancing with Systems
- Guidelines for Drawing Causal Loop Diagrams
- Habits of a Systems Thinker
- Leverage Points Places to Intervene in a System – also as a video: “In a World of Systems”
- An Overview of the Soft Systems Methodology
- Systems Practice, Abridged
- Tools for Systems Thinkers: The 6 Fundamental Concepts of Systems Thinking
SYSTEMS THINKING BOOKS
- SystemsOne: An Introduction to Systems Thinking – Draper Kauffman (only 48 pages long and free)
- Making Work Systems Better – Luc Hoebeke
- Thinking in Systems: A Primer – Donella Meadows
- The Systems Bible: The Beginner’s Guide to Systems Large and Small – John Gall
- Beyond Connecting the Dots – (free book)
Mark Levison has been helping Scrum teams and organizations with Agile, Scrum and Kanban style approaches since 2001. From certified scrum master training to custom Agile courses, he has helped well over 8,000 individuals, earning him respect and top rated reviews as one of the pioneers within the industry, as well as a raft of certifications from the ScrumAlliance. Mark has been a speaker at various Agile Conferences for more than 20 years, and is a published Scrum author with eBooks as well as articles on InfoQ.com, ScrumAlliance.org an AgileAlliance.org.
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