My understanding and appreciation of systems thinking has grown exponentially in the last six weeks. I chose to take systems thinking as a workshop because I was very introduced to the idea of systems through a variety of personal development books that I was reading about two years which wrote about creating systems for yourself.… Read More
This was our last assignment for the Systems Thinking & Systems Design Workshop! Created by myself & my partner Aman. It looks at how certain systems methodologies can serve as a tool-kit to help solve ‘wicked problems’.
This week was a little different because I have already had some exposure to Service Systems because I am taking INF2313 Introduction to Service Science with Kelly Lyons. By no means am I an expert, but I have begun to form a solid grasp on the various core theories and concepts that make up service… Read More
This week, the presentation topics focused on Viable Systems Models and Resilience in Social-Ecological Systems. Out of the two, I found Resilience in Social-Ecological System, as a systems thinking model, much easier to grasp. First, the interactive presentation style complemented this particular system really well by its ability to illustrate the various direct and indirect… Read More
We didn’t have a student problem, we had a class problem – or a system problem last week when the blog posts as a whole when down by two points. Last week we did Idealized Design and Soft Systems Methodology. Since I was in charge of the presentation for Idealized Design and Interactive Planning I… Read More
This week there were two presentations. The first was Idealized Design, which I was a part of and the second was soft systems methodology. I will begin with Idealized Design and then move on to Soft Systems Methodology. After spending a number of days familiarizing myself with the various articles I understand Idealization, Idealized Design,… Read More
This weeks class was different from last weeks for some obvious and not so obvious reasons. First and foremost the lecture style was obviously very different from what many of us are accustom to. At first, I was very skeptical about an approach that would turn students into lecturers, even more so considering that many… Read More