Systems thinking vital in today’s world

Member Forum (February 2021)

By Kevin Nortrup

What was a popular topic of discussion in 2020? Systems. National and international healthcare systems, economic systems, agricultural systems, educational systems, transportation systems, communications systems, public-safety systems, even political systems have been impacted by COVID-19 and its repercussions. The internal systems of individual companies and organizations similarly are undergoing “stress tests,” with several having to make substantial changes to survive – and some not making it at all.

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