If you look at
something from one point of view only, you can see very little of
Holistic thinking is characterized by dialectical reasoning and
involves understanding a system by sensing its
large-scale patterns and reacting to them.
believe that events are the products of external forces and
situations. They tend to give broad attention to context,
relationships, and background elements in visual scenes...
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Harmonized 5 Basic Elements
"I shall proceed from the
simple to the complex. But in
war more than in any other subject we must begin
by looking at the nature of the whole; for here more than elsewhere the part and
the whole must always be thought of together."
Carl Von Clausewitz
The concept of "wholeness" is very important in
system analysis. The system must be viewed as a whole and modified
only through changes in its parts.
holistic thinking is often used synonymously with systems thinking.
Systems thinking is your
ability to things as a whole (or holistically) including the many different
types of relationships between the many elements in a complex system.
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Yet, 'holistic thinking' is a
wider concept that
a system through sensing its large-scale patterns.
Systems thinking is often
through understanding elements of the system and their interconnections.
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This is, definitely, a valuable perspective to assist organisations
performance. However, adopting other conceptions of holism may open up new
which may also be very valuable.
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For instance, when
applied in social
situations, holistic thinking involves sensitivity,
intuition and tact.
Before modifications of the parts can be
made for the overall benefit of the system, a thorough knowledge of how each
part functions and the interrelationships among the parts must be present.
The working backwards technique tells
us to consciously start from the end of the process and develop it
step by step from there. To
vividly imagine that you have already achieved your goal,
the whole picture, then walk back and examine the pathway toward
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