Research Approach

  • Hubert Anton MoserEmail author
Part of the Understanding Complex Systems book series (UCS)


This chapter presents the research approach to answer the main research question (How does systems thinking evolve in practice and how can this evolution be improved?). Section 3.1 starts with a refinement of the main research question. The resulting research questions are the basis for selecting an empirical research methodology including methods, strategy, and plan (Section 3.2), data collection and processing approach (Section 3.3), and analysis framework (Section 3.4) and approach (Section 3.5). Section 3.6 discusses the credibility of the chosen approach and methods. Section 3.7 concludes the chapter.


Activity System Activity Theory System Thinking Main Research Question Knowledge Type 
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