Schlagwort: general system theory

Systemicum 2018 in Vienna – Systems Thinking 3.0 – time travel to the pioneers of Systemic Consulting

On 4th of October 2018 Stefan Blachfellner, BCSSS Managing Director, followed a personal invitation by the trainconsulting directors, who for the organisations 30th anniversary organized the Systemicum 2018. The Systemicum gathered executives, advisors and stakeholders for systemic thinking, in order

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General Systems Theory & McLuhan. Ernest A. Hakanen visits the BCSSS

Next April the Bertalanffy Center welcomes Ernest A. Hakanen, PhD, Professor of Communication at the Graduate Faculty of Communication, Culture and Media, Drexel University, Philadelphia. His current research focuses on the relationship between General Systems Theory and McLuhan’s Media Theories as

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Wien 2016 | Wolfgang Hofkirchner | Convergences of General System Theory, Critical Realism and Theory of Society

The International Sociological Association held its 3rd ISA Forum of Sociology 10-14 July 2016 in Vienna. The Forum was devoted to the topic „The future We Want: Global Sociology and the Struggles for a Better World“. Wolfgang Hofkirchner gave a

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Enterprise as an instrument of civilization

Volume 4 of the Springer Japan book series „Translational Systems Sciences“ is being published. It is about an anthropological approach to business administration. „If civilizations are considered as human device/institutional system and enterprises are one of the primary vehicles to

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General System Theory and cybernetics – convergences and divergences

The third and last part of an article series on the status of Ludwig von Bertalanffy’s General System Theory (GST) in the history of systems sciences, written by Manfred Drack and David Pouvreau, both Fellows of the Bertalanffy Center, was published

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Neue Ausgabe von Bertalanffy’s „General System Theory“

George Braziller published a new edition of Ludwig von Bertalanffy’s „General System Theory“ (GST) – a collection of publications representative for the life work of the father of a new approach to the understanding of the world and of a

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Wien 2011 | Ludwig von Bertalanffy 110 Aniversary

In 2011 there was the 110th anniversary of Ludwig von Bertalanffy’s birthday. Thanks to sufficient funding, the BCSSS could organise two LvB 110 Events on 9 and 10 November 2011 and invite renown systems theorists from abroad. On the eve

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Doctor awarded for dissertation on Computational General System Theory

Martin Schliefnig wrote his dissertation thesis on a model for a Computational General System Theory. He studied at the Vienna University of Technology. His work was supervised by Wolfgang Hofkirchner and Peter Fleissner. Details about the work can be found

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