Continuous Improvement as seen through the lens of Systems Thinking

Recording of a 1994 talk by Dr. Russel Ackoff on Continuous Improvement as seen through the lens of Systems Thinking.

This talk really was way ahead of its time. It’s talking about Continuous Improvement long before I even heard this term in the business of web development; it’s expressed in a very clear and calm language; it has a typical TED-talk style written all over it; it’s packed with one-liners; …–
Yes, I am impressed.

The system is not the sum of the behavior of its parts, it’s the product of their interactions.

There’s also a lengthier talk by Dr. Ackoff on the subject of Systems Thinking available on YouTube.

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Published by Bramus!

Bramus is a frontend web developer from Belgium, working as a Chrome Developer Relations Engineer at Google. From the moment he discovered view-source at the age of 14 (way back in 1997), he fell in love with the web and has been tinkering with it ever since (more …)

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