User Tools

Site Tools


wiki:johnnwarfield

Differences

This shows you the differences between two versions of the page.

Link to this comparison view

wiki:johnnwarfield [2007/03/17 17:55]
webadmin created
— (current)
Line 1: Line 1:
-[[http://​www.isss.org/​admin/​pastpresidents.html|Past president]] of the Society for General Systems Research (now the International Society for the Systems Sciences), 1982. 
  
----- 
- 
-Add your contributions here! 
- 
----- 
- 
-Warfield'​s development of **//​Interactive Management (IM)//** enable people involved with complex systems to build useful and usable models of systems under consideration. IM comprises of: 
- 
-tools to generate and clarify ideas about the systems under consideration;​ and > powerful modeling tools to enable '​structuring'​ (i.e. organizing) the ideas generated into simple graphical models that show the relationships between the factors of the system under consideration. These modeling tools are **//​Interpretive Structural Modeling (ISM)//** and **//Field Representation Method.//** 
- 
-These contributions of Warfield'​s make it possible for us to create pictures showing our perceptions about the systems we need to consider, in such a way that we can actively //work// on them, discuss them with far greater clarity than is possible in '​conventional prose'​. Warfield'​s developments actually define an extension to our language, that I call **//prose + structural graphics//​** - this enables us actually to develop and create systems that could be significantly more effective than most of the systems we have in organizations and in society around us. 
- 
-This is **//​practical system design//** in the real sense. 
wiki/johnnwarfield.1174168527.txt.gz ยท Last modified: 2020/07/27 15:39 (external edit)