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Nature of Systems - SMBA6120

Year - 2020

This unit aims to equip students with new ways of conceptualising complex enterprise problems using systems approaches to identify innovative solutions. Topics covered include central concepts of systems thinking; social systems and networks; causal loop diagrams, feedback loops and interventions; robustness, resilience and catastrophes. This unit provides students with an opportunity to develop a multi-level perspective to complex issues, apply theoretical concepts of complex systems thinking to a range of practical challenges and integrate the expertise of multidisciplinary teams to identify novel solutions.

4 hr lecture/workshop and/or full day participatory lectures/workshops over semester.

weekly reflections (20%); causal loop diagrams (5%); describe an intervention (30%); collaboraton process document (5%); reflection (40%)




Faculty: Business (Business School)

Semester 2 Early

03 Aug 2020

Department/School: Management Education
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Aug 2020
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
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