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systems theory

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(Industrial Relations & HR Terms) an approach to industrial relations which likens the enterprise to an organism with interdependent parts, each with its own specific function and interrelated responsibilities
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Although the biologist Bertalanffy is considered the father of general system theory since 1940, it has been found out that the conceptual portion of the system theory was published by Alexander Bogdanov between 1912-1917 in his three volumes of Tectology.
The basic ideas that Hegel develops are very similar to the depictions of such systems in general system theory.
The nonlinear-system theory is a field of general system theory which is examined much fewer than classical linear theory.
General system theory (GST) was introduced in 1949 by Ludwig von Bertalanffy in a German language journal (Bertalanffy, 1949), although he had already presented the field's outlines in 1937 at a talk at the University of Chicago (Bertalanffy, 1969, p.
French historian of science Pouvreau is currently working on his doctoral dissertation tracing the history of the General System Theory, but found time to set out what he has learned during the process about the life of Austrian philosopher and biologist Bertalanffy (1901-72), who developed that theory.

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