Managing the century of complexity

Origins, evolution and productive future avenues with systems thinking

Progress in human society’s technological and social development has come at the cost of staggering complexity. Understanding this complexity’s origin, evolution, and consequences is essential for human managers to lay the groundwork for reducing it in their work. Examples from the war in Afghanistan (2011-2021) and Pleistocene Park in northern Siberia support a recommended systems thinking framework and associated skills.

November 28, 2022