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She cannot flourish. One can improve one’s game performance somewhat but ultimately the system structure forces you to acknowledge your failure. CHAPTER 2. Systems Intelligence: A Key Competence in Human Action and Organizational Life 41 Similarly, the “System Archetypes” of Systems Thinking focus on describing how things can go wrong when systems structures are not acknowledged. “Limits to Growth”, “Shifting the Burden”, “Eroding Goals”, “Tragedy of the Commons”, “Fixes that Backfire” all highlight the negative traps people can fall into as a result of not appreciating the relevant systems structures.
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Our concept bears resemblance to what Bateson called “complementary schismogenesis” (Bateson 1936/1999, 1972/2000). (An application of the Batesonian concept to discourse analysis is offered by Tannen 1984/2005 and 2001.. For an early discussion of some of the themes involved, 35 CHAPTER 1. Systems Intelligent Leadership 27 some particular individuals, not blaming external circumstances, not adopting a blaming mode in general, she seeks to intervene in the system with her cognitive and non-cognitive capacities so as to make a difference.
Systems Intelligence in Leadership and Everyday Life by R. P. and Saarinen, E. (eds.) Hamalainen