Having said that you really do need to read it and find out for yourself.
An excellent book for all ranges of background and purposes, I highly recommend it as a beginning point or a refresher course.
Checkland starts out with an excellent overview of the history of science from a (mostly) philosophical perspective.
Basically, the soft systems methodology (SSM) can in effect facilitate the incremental re-engineering of human activity systems without an explicit reverse engineering phase. Read morePublished 18 days ago by Dennis B. Mulcare
Wordy...unclear...I have to read & organize too much in order to make use of the valuable content.Published 2 months ago by Scott
I had been reading his work for 25 years, this is an exceelent update after all the years. To be recommended to all!Published on February 10, 2013 by Johan