Hard System (glossary)
System type characterized by the ability to define purpose, goals and missions that can be addressed via engineering methodologies in attempting to optimize a solution. (Checkland 1999)
Checkland, P. B. 1999. Systems Thinking, Systems Practice. Chichester, UK: John Wiley & Sons Ltd.
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