Glossary of systems terms

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action research
actuator
analysis
attributes
awareness
balancing feedback
bureaucracy
boundary
capabilities
change
channel
chaos
closed system experiment
communication
communication structures
comparator
complexity
concept
control model
control-model components
Craik's Automaton
culture
cybernetics
cybernetic optimisation
delays
diagramming
difficulty
diversity
ecolocation
ecology
ecosystem
educational metrics

eight intelligences
emergence
environment
environmental footprint
epistemology
equifinality
equilibrium
extinction
feedback loop
flows of energy, matter and information
group think
hard complexity
hierarchy
homeostasis
indicator
inductive reasoning
information
information and communication technologies
input-process-output
interdependence
internalised model
learning styles
learning cycle
linear sequential thinking
mathematical communication
mathematical models
mental model
mess
metaphor
mindset
model
modes (of delivery)
MIs and learning styles
multiple intelligences
negative feedback
network
object
one minded system

open systems
oral communication
organism
overshoot
positive feedback
process
purpose
quality of life
quantitative (mathematical) model
rates
receiver
reductionist thinking
redundancy
regulating
relationship
relational logic
resilient
resistant
roles
selective perception
sensors
shared models
sign graph diagrams
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simplification
soft complexity
stability
status
stocks
subsystems
supra-systems
survival of the fittest
synthesis
system dynamics
system dynamics diagrams
systemic awareness

syst‚Äčem performance
system
systematic
systemic
systems thinking

technique
thinking trap
tipping point
transmitter
unit of measurement
variables
verbal model
viability
visual communication
visual model
written communication