What is Systems thinking

This introductory information on systems thinking was prepared by undergraduate students in the School of Life and Environmental Sciences, Deakin University. We’d like to thank Melanie Lay, Charlie-Jean Merret, Angie Politis and Naomi Snook for preparing this fantastic resource.


Extra references used by the students in preparing these tabs
  • Will Allen 2020, Systems thinking, learning for sustainability, retrieved 11th May 2020 (link)
  • Bosch, O.J.H, King, C.A, Herbohn, J.L, Russel, I.W, Smith, C.S 2006, ‘Getting the big picture in natural resource management – systems thinking as ‘method’ for scientists, policymakers and other stakeholders’, Wiley InterScience (link 10.1002/sres.818)
  • Royal Society of Chemistry 2020, Tackling global challenges : supporting the chemical science community to help create a sustainable future, retrieved 30 May 2020 (link)
  • Acaroglu L 2017. “Tools for system thinkers: the 6 fundamental concepts of systems thinking”, medium.com, retrieved 2nd May 2020 (link)