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<blockquote>''Soft Systems Methodology (SSM) formalizes the ideas of a [[Soft System (glossary)]] 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. ''</blockquote>
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<blockquote>''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. '' (Checkland 1999)</blockquote>
  
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Checkland, P. B. 1999. ''Systems Thinking, Systems Practice''. Chichester, UK: John Wiley & Sons Ltd.
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Checkland, P.B. 1999. ''Systems Thinking, Systems Practice''. Chichester, UK: John Wiley & Sons Ltd.
  
 
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Revision as of 10:02, 28 October 2019

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. (Checkland 1999)

Sources

Checkland, P.B. 1999. Systems Thinking, Systems Practice. Chichester, UK: John Wiley & Sons Ltd.

Discussion

SSM is the most common example for a Problem Structuring Approach, see the Systems Science knowledge area for details.

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