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The Process of Pursuing Purposes
Interactions of Purposeful Systems
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On Purposeful Systems: An Interdisciplinary Analysis of Individual and ...
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Ackoff amount of information analytic propositions artificial reality attitude available courses aware belief centraversion Chapter choice environment choice situation communication concepts conflict connotation consciousness consider cooperation coproduce course of action defined definition degree of intention denotation determine developed discussion effect efficiency environmental example exclusive and exhaustive expected relative value expected value familiarity feeling formulate functional properties Hence ideal individual or system individual's intuition involves knowledge meaning measure observed obtained operational definitions outcome Oj parameters perceives perception person physical possible outcomes potential pragmatic predicate probabilities of choice problem psychological purposeful behavior purposeful individual purposeful systems receiver redundancy relation relevant represent respect scientific semantic sender sense sign function signifies slide rule social group specified stimulus structural properties subobjective symbol systems theory Systems Thinking teleological things time-slice tion variables wants West Churchman York