Whatever Happened to General Systems Theory?

  • R. L. Flood
  • S. A. Robinson


The term “General Systems Theory” disappeared from the name of the flagship organisation of the systems movement over 30 years ago. Almost as it was established, the “Society for the Advancement of General Systems Theory” became the “Society for General Systems Research”.


System Movement General Proposition General System Theory Naturalistic Fallacy Probable Hypothesis 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. L. Flood
    • 1
  • S. A. Robinson
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Management Systems and SciencesUniversity of HullHullUK
  2. 2.Department of Systems ScienceCity UniversityLondonUK

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