Infographics / Policy Innovation
Published: 02.12.2022
1. A systems thinker’s mind aims to grasp the big picture
2. Notices how systems’ elements change over time and the resulting patterns and trends
3. Perceives how a system’s structure shapes its actions
4. Spots the circular nature of the complicated relationships of cause and effects
5. Creates substantial inter and intra systemic connections
6. Shifts viewpoints to have a more comprehensive understanding
7. Unearths and tests presumptions
8. Thoroughly examines a matter and resists the temptation to jump to conclusions
9. Recognizes the impact that mental models have on the present and future reality
10. Utilizes the insight of a system structure to find potential leverage measures
11. Ponders the results following actions, including short-term, long-term as well as unplanned ones.
12. Minds the buildups and degrees of change of elements in the system
13. Notes the effects that time delays have on relations between cause and effect
14. Review outcomes and alter actions, if necessary; “adaptive and flexible”
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