An Idea Ahead of Its Time: The History and Development of Soft Systems Methodology
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- Mingers, J. Systemic Practice and Action Research (2000) 13: 733. doi:10.1023/A:1026475428221
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This paper, part of the Festschrift for Peter Checkland, provides an outline of the history and development of soft systems methodology. It includes a personal reflection on my experiences of SSM, as well as a more objective evaluation of its achievements and limitations.