emergence

john atkinson the big five

From John Atkinson. Cause and effect analysis is quite hard. The connection between our actions and their impact can sometimes be quite obscure. Event...

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Playing with time

family systems theory

A family systems approach argues that in order to understand a family system we must look at the family as a whole. Two families living across the str...

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Family Systems Theory

system of systems

With the emergence of the internet in the mid-90's, the world became one global commons. In the past, we could understand that there was some mysterio...

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System of systems

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Intention is not a simple intrinsic property of human agents. Instead, it is often—perhaps always—co-created as a result of interactions with othe...

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Seel: The Nature of Emergence

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Emergence is reflected in systems theory, but less so in safety management practice, or management generally. As systems become more complex, we must ...

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Systems thinking for safety