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Systems Theory

  • By: Nathan Harter & Julie Phillips
  • In: Encyclopedia of Leadership
  • Edited by: George R. Goethals, Georgia J. Sorenson & James MacGregor Burns
  • Subject:Leadership

Systems theory attempts to explain the behavior of all systems, whether in the natural world, such as weather systems, or created by humans, such as computer systems. Systems theory also applies to social systems. Social systems include the most complex social ...

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