From the father of Soft Systems Methodology (SSM), Peter Checkland, comes a new, accessible text which clearly and concisely looks at SSM. The book leaves out all of the development detail and historical/intellectual material which can be found in Checkland s other classic works, but contains the practical essentials that will allow teachers to teach SSM accurately and students to learn it with real understanding.
* Short and definitive account of SSM containing the practical essentials.
* Written with great clarity and presented in a reader-friendly way.
* Contains examples of SSM in action.
* Includes cases.