Systems Thinking

New Systems Thinking Paper from WPI’s Monat & Gannon

New Systems Thinking Paper from WPI’s Monat & Gannon

This just in: The latest paper by WPI professors Jamie Monat, PhD, and Thomas Gannon, PhD, is now available for download! Systems, an international peer-reviewed journal on systems engineering, has published Monat and Gannon’s “Applying Systems Thinking to Engineering and Design.” Here’s the abstract from the journal: The application of Systems Thinking principles to Systems Engineering is […]

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Crash the Course: Introduction to Systems Thinking

Crash the Course: Introduction to Systems Thinking

In this first installment of Crash the Course*, I’m taking you on a journey into WPI Online’s “Introduction to Systems Thinking” course. I don’t just work at WPI; I’m also a student in one of the first courses offered in a revolutionary new education model: Personalized Online Education (or POE). Here’s why POE works for me. It’s convenient – I’m […]

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Are You a Systems Thinker?

Are You a Systems Thinker?

You don’t have to be an engineer in order to contribute in a meaningful way to systems engineering. Using a systems thinking approach can help broaden your perspective and create opportunities that you never knew existed.   Now, let’s find out if you are already a Systems Thinker…   If you have done any of these […]

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