Application of Systems Thinking

Application of Systems Thinking

Instructions Use the language of systems thinking to address the following: • Introduction. o How will you apply each of the following directly to your organization? • Historical and Theoretical Roots of Systems Theory. Address the following: o What is the experience of your organization with the historical and theoretical roots of systems theory? o How does the institution demonstrate clear examples of being an actual learning organization? • Systems Concepts. o Interconnectedness: Provide specific examples of interconnectedness within your organization. o Reinforcing processes: Provide specific examples of reinforcing processes along with their effectiveness within your organization. o Causal loops: Explain how the concept of causal loops manifests in your institution. o Systems archetypes: Identify which of Senge’s archetypes apply to your organizational context; include examples. • Educational Principles and Practices. Highlight at least two learning principles and practices such as student-instructor contact, time on task, active learning, prompt feedback, student collaboration, high standards communicated, or diverse instruction that are evident in your organization and explain how they align with systems-thinking concepts. • Conclusion. • References. Additional Requirements • Length: 7–9 pages. • Font: Times New Roman, 12 points. • Written communication: Free from errors that detract from the overall message. • References: Include at least 5 properly cited scholarly or peer-reviewed references. • APA Style and Format: Be sure to use proper APA format and style throughout your paper.