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Hard or, soft or, problem structuring methods, critical systems thinking: a primer hans g daellenbach department of management university of canterbury. • • • • • • • systems thinking hard systems soft systems methodology the soft systems thinking comparison of 4 with 2 real world systems. Table of content 1 introduction 2hard systems thinking 3soft systems thinking 4comparison of hard and soft systems thinking and the circumstances where the two system thinking may overlap.
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