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Business dynamics : systems thinking and modeling for a complex world / John D. Sterman

By: Sterman, John
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Boston : Irwin/McGraw-Hill, ℗♭2000Description: xxvi, 982 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm + 1 computer optical disc (4 3/4 in.)Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780072389159; 0072311355; 9780072311358; 007238915X; 0071241078; 9780071241076; 0072387378; 9780072387377Subject(s): Industrial management | System theory | Management information systems | Administraci©đn industrial | Teor©Ưa de sistemas | Sistemas de informaci©đn en administraci©đnDDC classification: 658.4038011 LOC classification: HD30.2 | .S7835 2000
Contents:
Perspective and Process -- Learning in and about Complex Systems -- Learning Is a Feedback Process -- Barriers to Learning -- Requirements for Successful Learning in Complex Systems -- System Dynamics in Action -- Applications of System Dynamics -- Automobile Leasing Strategy: Gone Today, Here Tomorrow -- On Time and Under Budget: The Dynamics of Project Management -- Playing the Maintenance Game -- Summary: Principles for Successful Use of System Dynamics -- The Modeling Process -- The Purpose of Modeling: Managers as Organization Designers -- The Client and the Modeler -- Steps of the Modeling Process -- Modeling Is Iterative -- Overview of the Modeling Process -- Structure and Behavior of Dynamic Systems -- Fundamental Modes of Dynamic Behavior -- Interactions of the Fundamental Modes -- Other Modes of Behavior -- Tools for Systems Thinking -- Causal Loop Diagrams -- Causal Diagram Notation -- Guidelines for Causal Loop Diagrams -- Process Point: Developing Causal Diagrams from Interview Data -- Conceptualization Case Study: Managing Your Workload -- Adam Smith's Invisible Hand and the Feedback Structure of Markets -- Explaining Policy Resistance: Traffic Congestion -- Stocks and Flows -- Stocks, Flows, and Accumulation -- Identifying Stocks and Flows -- Mapping Stocks and Flows -- Dynamics of Stocks and Flows -- Relationship between Stocks and Flows -- System Dynamics in Action: Global Warming -- System Dynamics in Action: The War on Drugs -- Closing the Loop: Dynamics of Simple Structures -- First-Order Systems
Summary: CD-ROM contains: Simulation software and Models including ithink,Powersim, and Vensim
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 925-946) and index

Perspective and Process -- Learning in and about Complex Systems -- Learning Is a Feedback Process -- Barriers to Learning -- Requirements for Successful Learning in Complex Systems -- System Dynamics in Action -- Applications of System Dynamics -- Automobile Leasing Strategy: Gone Today, Here Tomorrow -- On Time and Under Budget: The Dynamics of Project Management -- Playing the Maintenance Game -- Summary: Principles for Successful Use of System Dynamics -- The Modeling Process -- The Purpose of Modeling: Managers as Organization Designers -- The Client and the Modeler -- Steps of the Modeling Process -- Modeling Is Iterative -- Overview of the Modeling Process -- Structure and Behavior of Dynamic Systems -- Fundamental Modes of Dynamic Behavior -- Interactions of the Fundamental Modes -- Other Modes of Behavior -- Tools for Systems Thinking -- Causal Loop Diagrams -- Causal Diagram Notation -- Guidelines for Causal Loop Diagrams -- Process Point: Developing Causal Diagrams from Interview Data -- Conceptualization Case Study: Managing Your Workload -- Adam Smith's Invisible Hand and the Feedback Structure of Markets -- Explaining Policy Resistance: Traffic Congestion -- Stocks and Flows -- Stocks, Flows, and Accumulation -- Identifying Stocks and Flows -- Mapping Stocks and Flows -- Dynamics of Stocks and Flows -- Relationship between Stocks and Flows -- System Dynamics in Action: Global Warming -- System Dynamics in Action: The War on Drugs -- Closing the Loop: Dynamics of Simple Structures -- First-Order Systems

CD-ROM contains: Simulation software and Models including ithink,Powersim, and Vensim

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