Problem Scoping and Identification

  • Peter S. Hovmand


This chapter covers the first phase of community-based system dynamics of problem scoping and identification. The chapter provides some of the conceptual frameworks that can be used to help conceptualize and sequence projects within a larger community context, choosing the goal of model building and selecting the purpose of the model. The chapter then concludes with some additional considerations for assessing the readiness of a community.


Analysis Problem Coordination Problem Problem Framing Soft System Methodology Leverage Point 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter S. Hovmand
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  1. 1.George Warren Brown School of Social WorkWashington UniversitySt. LouisUSA

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