Systemic Learning with a Searchlight Approach

  • Stig C. Holmberg


Knowledge handling and knowledge enhancement seems to become an issue of increasing importance and actualisation in contemporary society. In business as well as in private life, new skills and competencies appear to be required in an increasingly faster rate. Further, with current technology at hand, it seems reasonable trying to support this knowledge endeavour with computer assistance. However, as discussed by Winograd and Flores (1986), such a support may be designed for either replacing the man by the computer or having the computer to support the man. On this point, Winograd and Flores (1986) have already demonstrated that the computer has its strong properties where the human being is restricted and vice versa. Hence, the support strategy will in this paper be taken as the preferred one.


Bounded Rationality Tentative Design Knowledge Element Requisite Variety Anticipatory System 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Stig C. Holmberg
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  1. 1.Division of Informatics Department of Information Technology and MediaMid Sweden UniversityÖstersundSweden

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