Publication Date: December 3,2008 | ISBN-10: 1603580557 ISBN-13 :978-1,603,580,557
In the years following her role as the lead author of the international best-selling book, The Limits to Growth – the first book of the consequences of unchecked growth on a finite planet – by Donella meadow on the environmental and social analysis is still a pioneer until her untimely death in 2001.
Meadow newly released manuscript, in the thinking of the system, is a simple, one of the most critical book provides the solution to the problem range from the personal to the global insight. Edited Institute for Sustainable Development Diana Wright vital primer system want out of the realm of computers and equations and into the tangible world, showing readers how to develop the systems thinking skills, thought leaders around the world believe that the key of the twenty-first century life.
The biggest problem facing the world – war, hunger, poverty and environmental degradation – is essentially a system failure. They can not be solved in isolation from other fixed one, because even seemingly minor details have enormous power, weakened the greatest efforts too narrowly ideological.
When the conceptual tools and methods of the book the reader will learn systems thinking, heart-ratio method is greater. Donella meadow is called, because she is the global plight of the science behind the study, cultivate a positive outcome. She reminds readers to pay attention to what is important, what is quantifiable, stay humble and stay a learner.
In this world has become more complex, crowded, interdependent systems thinking can help readers avoid confusion and helplessness, the first step in seeking a positive and effective solutions.