Reflections on systemic problems and solutions

  • Stuart A. Umpleby


Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.


  1. [1]
    Boulding, K.E. (1963). Conflict and Defense, a General Theory. New York: Harper & Row.Google Scholar
  2. [2]
    Boulding, K.E. (1964). The Meaning of the Twentieth Century: The Great Transition. New York: Harper & Row.Google Scholar
  3. [3]
    Deming, W.E. (1986). Out of the Crisis. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.Google Scholar
  4. [4]
    Etzioni, A. (1967). The Kennedy Experiment. Western Political Quarterly, Vol. XX, No. 2, Part 1, June. ( Scholar
  5. [5]
    Jouvenel, B de (1967). The Art of Conjecture. New York: Basic Books.Google Scholar
  6. [6]
    Jungk, R & Galtung, J. (1969). Mankind 2000. London: Allen & Unwin.Google Scholar
  7. [7]
    Kahn, H. (1969). On Thermonuclear War. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press.Google Scholar
  8. [8]
    Kahn, H. (1962). Thinking about the Unthinkable. New York: Horizon Press.Google Scholar
  9. [9]
    Kissinger, H. (1957). Nuclear Weapons and Foreign Policy. New York: Harper.Google Scholar
  10. [10]
    Meadows, D.H. et al. (1972). The Limits to Growth: a Report for the Club of Rome’s Project on the Predicament of Mankind. New York: Universe Books.Google Scholar
  11. [11]
    Meadows, D.L. et al. (1974). Dynamics of Growth in a Finite World. Cambridge, MA: Wright-Allen Press.Google Scholar
  12. [12]
    Meadows, D. H., Richardson, J. & Bruckmann, G. (1982). Groping in the Dark: The First Decade of Global Modelling. New York: Wiley.Google Scholar
  13. [13]
    Meadows, D.H., Meadows, D.L., & Randers, J. (1992). Beyond the Limits: Confronting Global Collapse, Envisioning a Sustainable Future. Post Mills, VT: Chelsea Green Pub.Google Scholar
  14. [14]
    Osgood, C.E. (1962). An Alternative to War or Surrender. Urbana, IL: University of Illinois Press.Google Scholar
  15. [15]
    Umpleby, S. (2000). Coping with an error in a knowledge society: The case of the year 2000 computer crisis. In G.E. Lasker, et al. Advances in Sociocybernetics and Human Development. Volume VIII. Windsor, Canada: International Institute for Advanced Studies in Systems Research and Cybernetics, pp. 95–100.Google Scholar
  16. [16]
    Walton, M. (1986). The Deming Management Method. New York: Dodd, Mead.Google Scholar
  17. [17]
    Warfield, John. (1996). The Wandwaver Solution: Creating the Great University. ( Scholar
  18. [18]
    Yourdon, E. & Yourdon, J. (1998). Time Bomb 2000! What the year 2000 Computer Crisis Means to You. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall.zbMATHGoogle Scholar

Copyright information

© Systems Engineering Society of China and Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2017

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of ManagementThe George Washington UniversityWashingtonUSA

Personalised recommendations