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The Idea of Emancipation in Total Systems Intervention

An Exploration
  • P. N. Murthy
  • V. Sudhir
  • U. Supriya

Abstract

The framework of Total Systems Intervention (TSI), proposed by Flood and Jackson (1991), has been a subject of intense debate over the past few years. Several comments have been made on issues concerning the theory and practice of this framework. Questions have been raised regarding the classification of problem contexts, the inconsistency between the two phases — creativity and choice, and issues concerning practice (Mingers, 1992; Tsoukas, 1993; Cummings, 1994).

Keywords

Critical Theory Problem Context Viable System Model Weak Group Present Interpretation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • P. N. Murthy
    • 1
  • V. Sudhir
    • 1
  • U. Supriya
    • 1
  1. 1.Systems Engineering and Cybernetics GroupTata Consultancy ServicesSecunderabadIndia

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