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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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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.
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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