Professor Yaseen Hayajneh Website

System

 

A system is an organized group of independent but interrelated elements or components comprising a whole with each element related to other elements.

  • A collection or a group of independent but interrelated components or elements organized to accomplish a specific function or set of functions. The organized components comprise a unified whole.
  • Any component that has no relationship with any other component of the system, cannot be a part of that system.
    The components of a system interface in order to facilitate the ‘flow’ of information, matter or energy.
  • A collection of component ideas, processes or objects which has an input and an output.

Videos:

  1. System thinking: Introduction (2:11)
  2. What is Systems Thinking? (2:20)
  3. Systems thinking is a way of appreciating complex social problems (1:59)
  4. A  day in the life of Sydney Children’s Hospital (8:59)
  5. Complex adaptive systems (1:01)
  6. Complex Adaptive System Theory by a nurse manager (4:47)
  7. A Day in the Life of a  Beth Israel Hospital in Boston (hospital is a system) (10:59)

See Also:

  1. Systems Theory

 

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January 21st, 2012 at 7:01 am