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The Great Fall: Business impact

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Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 03 Nov 2014
What was the impact of the fall of the Berlin Wall on business in Europe?   

Systems explained: Sir Geoffrey Vickers

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Systems explained: Sir Geoffrey Vickers Copyrighted image Credit: OU
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 12 Nov 2012
One of the pioneers of systems thinkiing shares his vision.

Evan Davis on... pedestrian crossings

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Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 06 Nov 2009
Evan Davis from The Bottom Line explains the valuable lessons we can learn from the pedestrian crossing.

Systems Practice case study - The CEO

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Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 18 May 2005
Jemima Almey is the CEO of a small but successful consultancy group - how does systems thinking shape her role?

The Secret of Sporting Success

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Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 18 May 2005
Feedback - through videoed performances - can be the secret of sporting success.

Systems in action: Pea canning case study

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Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 18 May 2005
A challenge to a canning company's business required some quick changes.

Systems in action: To engineer is human

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Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 18 May 2005
The weakness with even the best run systems is they require fallible people to make them work.

Emergence

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Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 18 May 2005
Tony Wright explains emergence and emerging properties.

Systems in action: Trading on uncertainty

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Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 18 May 2005
Systems can cope with changes of all sorts, as Manpower demonstrated.

Introducing systems thinking

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Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 18 May 2005
Discover more about systems thinking - and sharpen your own skills.