Pyramids or Silos: Alternative Representations of the Systems Thinking Paradigms

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dc.contributor.author Pollack, Julien en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2009-12-21T02:37:05Z
dc.date.available 2009-12-21T02:37:05Z
dc.date.issued 2006 en_US
dc.identifier 2006006266 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Pollack Julien 2006, 'Pyramids or Silos: Alternative Representations of the Systems Thinking Paradigms', Springer, vol. 19, no. 4, pp. 383-398. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 1094-429X en_US
dc.identifier.other C1 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/5160
dc.description.abstract This paper is written from the perspective of a practitioner-researcher coming to terms with methodologically or theoretically pluralist practice. Common depictions of the relationship between the hard and soft paradigms are discussed, including the influence of the problem of paradigmatic incommensurability. The consequences of different ways in which this relationship is depicted are examined, in light of various perspectives on the relationship of Critical Systems Thinking to these paradigms. Alternative models of this relationship are provided, followed by discussion of how these models can be extended to combinations of other paradigms in different contexts en_US
dc.publisher Springer en_US
dc.relation.isbasedon http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11213-006-9025-5 en_US
dc.title Pyramids or Silos: Alternative Representations of the Systems Thinking Paradigms en_US
dc.parent Systemic Practice and Action Research en_US
dc.journal.volume 19 en_US
dc.journal.number 4 en_US
dc.publocation Netherlands en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 383 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 398 en_US
dc.cauo.name DAB.School of Built Environment en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 120201 en_US
dc.personcode 000744 en_US
dc.percentage 100 en_US
dc.classification.name Building Construction Management and Project Planning en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.description.keywords Systems thinking, operations research, multimethodology en_US
dc.staffid 000744 en_US


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