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This perspective demonstrates that we are embedded in a larger system, and unless we realize it, and act accordingly, we are likely to be the victim of it. This perspective was adopted from John Sterman's Introduction to System Dynamics course at MIT. 16.05.28

May 26, 16

The limits to action structure is the basic goal seeking structure with some limit on the a resource required to move the current state in the direction of the goal. As such the time it takes to attain the goal depends on the limit if it is smaller than the difference between the current state and the desired state. 16.05.26

May 25, 16

There are numerous influences which work against the possibility of sustainable capitalism though there are a few that might be put in place to actually support its emergence. 16.05.25

May 25, 16

"Snap-to makes it easy to arrange a group of elements in a circle or line. This can be great for bringing order to a complex map or using concentric circles to show things like core vs. periphery stakeholders." 16.05.24

May 24, 16

When we experience a problem we typically find that seldom is the problem where it appears to be. This perspective investigates the relationships that I never thought about, that got me into a predicament I never saw coming. 16.05.23

May 24, 16

Setting out to fix a problem, or achieve a goal, is representative of the simple goal seeking loop structure. The goal seeking structure endeavors to bring a balance between a current state and a desired state. This is one of the two foundation Archetypes. The other being the Exponential Growth Archetype. 16.05.24

May 23, 16

Whenever there is a situation where an action produces a result which promotes even more of the same action it is a reinforcing structure which demonstrates an exponential growth behavior. This is one of the two foundational Archetypes. The other being the Goal Seeking Archetype. 16.05.23

May 22, 16

Why is it that the behavior of politicians often seems so strange and confusing. While reading Ezra Klein's "Why Politics Makes Us Stupid" article I thought I had discovered a new archetype, though it's really just... 16.05.22

May 22, 16

This is the splash page cover for The Perspectives Project overview video.
* Part of: https://kumu.io/stw/perspectives

May 22, 16

An overview of The Perspectives Project and it's intent to present noteworthy relationshiops and their implications as unfolding stories to promote discussion, deeper understanding, insights and more intelligent action. 16.05.2
* Used In: http://www.systemswiki.org/index.php?title=The_Perspectives_Project
* Components
https://stw.kumu.io/the-perspectives-project
http://www.systemswiki.org/index.php?title=Causal_Relationships
http://www.systemswiki.org/index.php?title=Category:Perspective
https://groups.diigo.com/group/perspectives
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http://www.systemswiki.org/index.php?title=Main_Page

May 22, 16

This is the email archive for the Perspectives with Gene Bellinger newsletter. From here on can join the mailing list, view any of the prior newsletters, and when viewing a prior newsletter there is an option to share a short form URL for the newsletter being viewed. 16.05.18

May 20, 16

Manufacturer of the SolarBag which purifies water using sunlight.
* http://www.amazon.com/Puralytics-SolarBag-Water-Purifier-3-Litre/dp/B00OK5BDNE

May 19, 16

The following video is the summary from the Certified Systems Thinker learning module, which pretty much contains everything I've learned about broadening the adoption of Systems Thinking over the past four+ decades. 16.05.17

May 19, 16

It's amazing how easily we learn the wrong things from experience and then use that learning as a belief for future actions which only serve to confuse us when they don't produce the desired results. 16.05.17

May 19, 16

People often complain that developing causal relationship models is too complicated, takes too long, is too esoteric, doesn't provide understanding, etc. You name it, they have an excuse. Here is model development distilled down to a single question... And? 16.05.17

May 19, 16

Creating relationship maps is a relatively easy. Creating relationship maps that promote understanding and insights rather than simply being a convoluted complicated mess is another undertaking altogether. This perspective will provide a set of guidelines for creating meaningful relationship maps that are highly likely to convey the understanding and insights you intended. 16.05.18

May 19, 16

We often deal with situations in a manner which makes them worse or creates new situations which have to be dealt with after the current situation is addressed. It is often said that today's problems are the direct result of yesterday's solutions. One might claim we are the poster children for Pogo's "We have met the enemy and he is us!" 16.05.18

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