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Strategic planning: systems thinking in practice
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2.2 Trap 2 Dealing with dogmatism

This is a concern about restrictive practice through ignoring other perspectives of the situation.

The two approaches that address this issue in particular are strategic options development and analysis and soft systems methodology. Figure 4 illustrates the trap of dogmatism

Figure 4 Causal-loop diagram of the trap of dogmatism in conventional thinking