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The Theory of Constraints and US Politics

In manufacturing there is something called the Theory of Constraints. The Theory of Constraints is a methodology for identifying the most important limiting factor (i.e. constraint) that stands in the way of achieving a goal and then systematically improving that … Continue reading

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Top Twelve Ways to Intervene in Complex Systems by Donella Meadows (1941-2001)

I often forget how much we live in a world dominated by complex systems: ecological, political, economic, religious, whatever. And how much our belief systems ignore this fundamental reality. I have just finished the late Donna Meadows marvelous book ‘Thinking … Continue reading

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