Systems Thinking

Systems Thinking approach contrasts with traditional analysis, which studies systems by breaking them down into their separate elements. It is a holistic approach to analysis that focuses on the way that a system’s constituent parts interrelate and how systems work over time and within the context of larger systems. It involves the use of various techniques to study systems of many kinds. It ┬áhas been defined as an approach to problem solving that attempts to balance holistic thinking and reductionistic thinking.