Seeing Systems: Unlocking the Mysteries of Organizational Life: Easyread Large Bold Edition
This book is about seeing systems. It is about overcoming system blindness. It is about seeing our part in the context of the whole in ways that enable us to avoid misunderstandings and to interact more productively across organizational lines (Act One). It is about seeing the present in the context of the past, such that we can get a more accurate picture of our current condition (Act One). It is about seeing ourselves in relationship with others and creating satisfying and productive partnerships in these relationships (Act TwoIt is about seeing our systems' processes in ways that enable us to create systems with extraordinary capacities for surviving and developing (Act Three). It is about seeing the uncertainties in our system conditions in ways that enable us to move past the destructive battles of righteous position versus righteous position (Act IV).
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SEEING THE BIG PICTURE
From Spatial Blindness to Spatial Sight
From Temporal Blindness to Temporal Sight
SEEING PATTERNS OF RELATIONSHIPS
From Relational Blindness to Relational Sight
SEEING PATTERNS OF PROCESS
Groups in Uncertainty
Facing and Escaping the Uncertainties of Existence 342 The Next ActSeeing More
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