Critical Systems Thinking

Current Research and Practice

  • Robert L. Flood
  • Norma R. A. Romm

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-5
  2. Theory

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 7-9
    2. Gerald Midgley
      Pages 11-24
    3. Wendy Gregory
      Pages 37-61
    4. Robert L. Flood, Norma R. A. Romm
      Pages 81-92
  3. Methodology

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 93-94
    2. Robert L. Flood
      Pages 95-115
    3. Jennifer Wilby
      Pages 117-139
    4. Werner Ulrich
      Pages 165-178
    5. Norma R. A. Romm
      Pages 179-194
    6. Mandy Brown
      Pages 195-213
  4. Practice

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 215-216
    2. Robert L Flood, Philip Green
      Pages 217-234
    3. Norma R. A. Romm
      Pages 251-271
    4. John Oliga
      Pages 273-296
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 299-301

About this book


This volume offers comprehensive treatment of the latest developments in critical systems thinking and practice. The book features contributions by researchers at the prestigious Centre for Systems Studies at the University of Hull, England. The emphasis is on rigorous analysis of the wide range of approaches to problem solving reported in the research literature. This work will enhance the studies of researchers and students in the areas of systems problem solving, action research, management science, and operational research.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Robert L. Flood
    • 1
  • Norma R. A. Romm
    • 1
  1. 1.University of HullHullEngland

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