The value of the work is twofold. First, the presentation of General System Theory in and of itself and second, Bertalanffy himself providing a method of thinking by taking the... Read morePublished 25 days ago by Nicolas.Bernard.Leclercq
This is really a seminal work. Nice to go back and see some of the original thinking. Amazed at how contemporary much of it really is (i.e., good theory has a long shelf life).Published 2 months ago by gdouglaso
Excellent book for those interested in system theory, non-linear systems, complex adaptive systems, and related topics. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Chase Mc
I love this book it a good classic to keep for future reference if you are a consultant and need some background information.
Anyone that does research it a must have.
This is has been a very enlightening read. I brought this book for a paper I'm writing in school. I brought it as an eBook so that I could keep digital notes and do quick searches... Read morePublished 18 months ago by Daryl E Horton
Excellent introductory book to systems. Moves from an overview into specific examples with a focus on biology. A must read for people entering the field.Published 22 months ago by Rockyroost
Before Von Bertanalfy: closed systems only;
After Von Bertanalfy: Open systems, interfaces, interactions, systems engineering, system thinking, system integration,... Read more