General System Theory

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Systems Theory - Developments - General Systems Research and Systems Inquiry
... Many early systems theorists aimed at finding a general systems theory that could explain all systems in all fields of science ... The term goes back to Bertalanffy's book titled "General System theory Foundations, Development, Applications" from 1968 ... According to Von Bertalanffy, he developed the "allgemeine Systemlehre" (general systems teachings) first via lectures beginning in 1937 and then via publications beginning in 1946 ...
Systems Theory - Overview
... Contemporary ideas from systems theory have grown with diversified areas, exemplified by the work of biologist Ludwig von Bertalanffy, linguist Béla H ... Bánáthy, ecological systems with Howard T ... Odum, Eugene Odum and Fritjof Capra, organizational theory and management with individuals such as Peter Senge, interdisciplinary study with areas like Human Resource Development from the work of Richard A ...

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