Difference between revisions of "Soft Systems Methodology (glossary)"

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SSM is the most common example for a Problem Structuring Approach.  See [[Overview of Systems Science]] for details.
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Revision as of 19:15, 18 August 2011

Soft Systems Methodology (SSM) formalizes the ideas of a soft system approach using systemic thinking to expose the issues in a problem situation and guide interventions to reduce them. SSM provides a framework of ideas and models to help guide participants through this systemic thinking. (Citation)


Source(s)

Checkland, P. 1999. Systems Thinking, Systems Practice, New York, John Wiley & Sons.

Discussion

SSM is the most common example for a Problem Structuring Approach. See Overview of System Science for details.