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Organizations as systems: the viable systems model (VSM)

Organizations as systems: the viable systems model (VSM) Looks at some key features of the viable systems model (VSM) and its application, which has been extensively applied to the diagnosis and design of organizations for management purposes. Uses highlighted boxes explaining: cybernetics; VSM; and application. Spotlights a Figure of the VSM model as identified by cybernetics expert Stafford Beer. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png The Antidote Emerald Publishing

Organizations as systems: the viable systems model (VSM)

The Antidote , Volume 4 (1): 6 – Mar 1, 1999

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Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © 1999 MCB UP Ltd. All rights reserved.
ISSN
1363-8483
DOI
10.1108/EUM0000000006636
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Abstract

Looks at some key features of the viable systems model (VSM) and its application, which has been extensively applied to the diagnosis and design of organizations for management purposes. Uses highlighted boxes explaining: cybernetics; VSM; and application. Spotlights a Figure of the VSM model as identified by cybernetics expert Stafford Beer.

Journal

The AntidoteEmerald Publishing

Published: Mar 1, 1999

Keywords: Cybernetics; Systems design; Systems theory

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