Notable Readings…

Currently being refreshed…

The purpose of this list is to help like minded people who are interested in the field of Systems Thinking.

  • Of course this list must begin with Russ L. Ackoff, click here for more information.
  • One of the pioneering thinkers is Ludwig Von Bertalanffy, click here for more information.
  • Another favourite, just because his paper of Requisite Variety should be mandated reading for management students, click here for more information.
  • Though perhaps not know much in this area, W. Edwards Deming was a notable Systems Thinker, find out more here.
  • Not to be confused with robotics, Cybernetics has been adapted by Anthony Stafford Beer into the management field, click here for more information.

Other notables include:

  • One of my favourite authors, Charles Handy who has been a progressive thinker in the management field for some time also, click here for more information.
  • One the most notable management thinkers is Henry Mintzberg, he is one of the must-read author for management students,  click here for more information.