Roots of Systems Thinking

Roots of Systems Thinking

Imagine that you are sharing systems thinking with someone from your organization who is unfamiliar with Peter Senge and The Fifth Discipline. Summarize each of the following concepts concisely for your colleague: • Historical and theoretical roots of systems thinking. • Systems concepts. • Interconnectedness. • Reinforcing processes. • Causal loops. • Systems archetypes. o Consider all of Senge’s archetypes discussed in the text. When you apply these in Unit 2, you will discuss which of the archetypes apply to your organizational context, providing examples. Include an introduction, conclusion, and reference pages. Organize your draft so you will be able to apply and cite examples of each of the concepts listed above from your own work context and organization Additional Requirements • Length: 3–5 pages. • Font: Times New Roman, 12 points. • Written communication: Your paper should be 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.