Centre for System Design
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The Many Causes of COVID-19
May 5, 2020
As we struggle to come to grips with COVID-19, many of us are thinking about what happens after we get on top of the current crisis. New Zealand, is in week two of a four-week lockdown, and many are asking what comes next. When will we come out of lockdown? Should we come out later? […]
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Even Economists Can’t Defy the Laws of Physics
September 9, 2019
One of the key ideas in systems thinking is that underpinning the everyday events we see is a structure, while harder to see, drives the behaviour of the system. ‘Structure’, is systems jargon, for the pattern of relationships that create the design of the system, and if we are seeking to improve a system, we […]
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Synergia the first 20 years: a personal journey
July 8, 2019
The founder of the Centre for System Design discusses the origins of Synergia and the motivations behind establishing the Centre
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