Origin of Systems Thinking LO23936

From: Bill Braun (medprac@hlthsys.com)
Date: 02/10/00

Replying to LO23925 --

Ludwig von Bertalanfy is generally credited with establishing systems
thinking as a credible companion to analysis as a result of his book,
"General Theory of Systems". He may share that credit with Norbert Weiner
who wrote "Cybernetics".

Bill Braun

At 02:27 PM 2/8/00 -0700, you wrote:
>I am doing research for a book on Conscious Transformation for Leaders and
>OD Consultants. I am trying to find information on the origination of
>"Systems Thinking", who is it first credited to and when. Any help /
>direction would be greatly appreciated!

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