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The System Dynamics is a technique that has a great group of applications. Here you can find a selection of Libraries of Models, Papers of the Annual Conferences, Associations and Bibliography.

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Biblioteca de modelos Outsights
Biblioteca de modelos INSEAD
Biblioteca de modelos de Tom Fiddaman
Biblioteca de modelos de John Sterman


20 International Conference 2002
21 International Conference 2003
22 International Conference 2004
23 International Conference 2005
24 International Conference 2006


Sdad. Espaņola de Sistemas Generales
System Dynamics Group
System Dynamics Society


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    • Castell, A. [Ed.], Gregory, A. [Ed], et al. (1999). Synergy Matters - Working with Systems in the 21st Century. Norwell, MA: Kluwer Academic Publishers.
    • Checkland, P. (1999). Systems Thinking, Systems Practice: A 30-Year Retrospective. NY: John Wiley and Sons
    • Forrester, J. W. (1969). Urban Dynamics. Norwalk, CT: Productivity Press.
    • Forrester, J. W. (1971). Principles of Systems. Norwalk, CT: Productivity Press.
    • Forrester, J. W. (1971). World Dynamics (2nd Ed.). Norwalk, CT: Productivity Press.
    • Forrester, J. W. (1975). Collected Papers of Jay W. Forrester. Norwalk, CT: Productivity Press.
    • Goodman, M. R. (1974). Study Notes in System Dynamics. Norwalk, CT: Productivity Press.
    • Haines, S. G. (2000). The Complete Guide to Systems Thinking and Learning. Amherst, MA: HRD Press.
    • Hanson, B. G. (1995). General Systems Theory Beginning with Wholes: An Introduction to General Systems Theory. Washington, DC: Taylor and Francis.
    • Kim, D. (1994). Systems Thinking Tools: A User's Reference Guide. Cambridge, MA: Pegasus Communications.
    • Mesarovic, M. [Ed.] (1967). Views on General Systems Theory. NY: John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
    • Prigogine, I. and Stengers, I. (1984). Order Out of Chaos. NY: Bantam Books.
    • Richardson, G. P. (1991). Feedback Thought in Social Science and Systems Theory. Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press.
    • Roberts, E. B. [Ed.] (1981). Managerial Applications of System Dynamics. Norwalk, CT: Productivity Press.
    • Sanders, T. I. (1998). Strategic Thinking and the New Science: Planning in the Midst of Chaos, Complexity, and Change. NY: Free Press.
    • Senge, P. et al. (1999). The Dance of Change: The Challenges to Sustaining Momentum in Learning Organizations. NY: Doubleday/Currency.
    • Senge, P. M. (1990). The Fifth Discipline: The Art and Practice of the Learning Organization. NY: Doubleday/Currency.
    • Senge, P. M., Roberts, C., Ross, R. B., Smith, B. J. and Kleiner, A. (1994). The Fifth Discipline Field Book - Strategies and Tools for Building a Learning Organization. NY: Doubleday/Currency.
    • Sterman, J. D. (2000). Business Dynamics: Systems Thinking and Modeling for a Complex World. NY: McGraw-Hill Higher Education.
    • Von Bertalanffy, L. (1998). [Revised Edition]. General Systems Theory: Foundations, Development, Applications. NY: George Braziller, Inc.


    • Ackoff, R. (1991). Ackoff's Fables: Irreverent Reflections on Business and Bureaucracy. NY: John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
    • Argyris, C. and Schon, D. (1978). Organizational Learning: A Theory of Action Perspective. Reading, MA: Addison-Wesley.
    • Banathy, B. A. (1991). Systems Design of Education: A Journey to Create the Future.
    • Brinkerhoff, R. O. and Gill, S. J. (1994). The Learning Alliance: Systems Thinking in Human Resource Development. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass Publishers.
    • Casti, J. L. (1994). Complexification: Explaining a Paradoxical World Through the Science of Surprise. NY: Harper Collins.
    • Checkland, P. B. and Holwell, S. (1997). Information, Systems and Information Systems - making sense of the field. NY: John Wiley and Sons.
    • Checkland, P. B., (1981). Systems Thinking, Systems Practice. NY: John Wiley and Sons.
    • Churchman, C. W. (1979). The Systems Approach and Its Enemies. NY: Basic Books.
    • Cohen, J. and Stewart I. (1994). The Collapse of Chaos. NY: The Penguin Group.
    • Csanyi, V. (1989). Evolutionary Systems and Society. Durham, NC: Duke University Press.
    • Cummings, T. G. (1980). Systems Theory for Organization Development. NY: John Wiley and Sons.
    • Davenport, T. H., and Prusak, L. (1998). Information Ecology. NY: Oxford University Press.
    • DeBono, E. (1994). DeBono's Thinking Course. Facts on File.
    • DeBono, E. (1999). Simplicity. London, England: Penguin Books.
    • DeGeus, A. (1997). The Living Company. Cambridge, MA: Harvard Business School Press.
    • Dettmer, H. W. (1996). Goldratt's Theory of Constraints. Milwaukee, WI: ASQC Quality Press.
    • Emery, F. E. [Ed.]. (1969). Systems Thinking: Selected Readings, Vols. 1 and 2. NY: Penguin Books.
    • Feininger, A. (1986). In a Grain of Sand: Exploring Design by Nature. San Francisco, CA: Sierra Club Books.
    • Flood, R. L. and Jackson, M. C. (1991). Creative Problem Solving: Total Systems Intervention. NY: John Wiley and Sons.
    • Flood, R. L. and Jackson, M. C. [Eds.]. (1991). Critical Systems Theory. Chichester, England: John Wiley and Sons.
    • Flood R. L. and Jackson, M. C. (1996). Critical Systems Thinking: Directed Readings. NY: John Wiley and Sons.
    • Flood, R. L. (1990). Liberating Systems Theory. NY: Plenum Publishing Corp.
    • Fombrun, C. J. (1992). Turning Points: Creating Strategic Change in Corporations. Los Angeles, CA: R. R. Donnelly and Sons Company.
    • Frydman, Bert, Wilson, Iva M., Wyer, JoAnne, (2000). The Power of Collaborative Leadership: Lessons for the Learning Organization. Butterworth-Heinemann.
    • Galbraith, J. R. (1993). Organizing for the Future: The New Logic for Managing Complex Organizations. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass Publishers.
    • Gharajedaghi, J. (1985). Toward a Systems Theory of Organizations. Seaside, CA: Intersystems Publications.
    • Gharajedaghi, J. (1999). Systems Thinking: Managing Chaos and Complexity - A Platform for Designing Business Architecture. Woburn, MA: Butterworth-Heinemann.
    • Gill, S. (2000). The Manager's Pocket Guide to Organizational Learning.Amherst, Mass.: HRD Press.
    • Glass, L. and Mackey, M. C. (1988). From Clocks to Chaos. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press.
    • Gleick, J. (1987). Chaos: Making a New Science. NY: Viking.
    • Gore, A. (1993). Earth in the Balance: Ecology and the Human Spirit. NY: Penguin Books.
    • Haines, S. G. (1998). The Managers Pocket Guide to Systems Thinking and Learning. Amherst, MA: HRD Press.
    • Hall, N. [Ed.]. (1994). Exploring Chaos. NY: W.W. Norton and Co.
    • Hawken, P. (1993). The Ecology of Commerce: A Declaration of Sustainability. NY: Harper Business.
    • Jackson, M. C. (1991). Systems Methodology for the Management Sciences (Contemporary Systems Thinking). NY: Plenum Publishing Corp.
    • Jensen, W. D. (2000). Simplicity: The New Competitive Advantage in a World of More, Better, Faster. NY: Perseus.
    • Johnson, R. A., Kast, F. E., and Rosenzweig, J. E. (1963). The Theory and Management of Systems. NY: McGraw-Hill.
    • Keil, L. D. (1994). Managing Chaos and Complexity in Government: A New Paradigm for Managing Change, Innovation, Organizational Renewal. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass Publishers.
    • Kelley, S. and Allison M. A. (1998). The Complexity Advantage: How the Science of Complexity Can Help Your Business Achieve Peak Performance. NY: McGraw-Hill.
    • Klir, G. [Ed.]. (1972). Trends in General Systems Theory. NY: Wiley-Interscience.
    • Kolb, D. A. (1983). Experiential Learning: Experience as the Source of Learning and Development. NY: Prentice Hall.
    • Laszlo, E. (1972). The Advance of General Systems Theory. NY: George Braziller, Inc.
    • Lovelock, J. E. (1987). Gaia. NY: Oxford University Press.
    • Miller, E. J. and Rice, A. K. (1967). Systems of Organization. London: Tavistock Publications.
    • Miller, J. G., (1995). Living Systems. CO: University Press of Colorado.
    • Mische, M. A. (editor). (1996). Reengineering: Systems Integration Success. Boston, MA: Auerbach.
    • Mulgan, G. (1997). Connexity: How to live in a Connected World. MA: Harvard Business School Press.
    • Nadler, G. and Hibino, S. (1994). Breakthrough Thinking (Rev. 2nd Ed.). Rocklin, CA: Prima Publishing.
    • Norbert, W. (1998). The Human Use of Humans: Cybernetics and Society. NY: Da Capo Press.
    • Oshry, B. (1995). Seeing Systems: Unlocking the Mysteries of Organizational Life. San Francisco, CA: Berrett-Koehler Publishers.
    • Pegels, C. C. (1998). Handbook of Strategies and Tools for the Learning Company. Portland, OR: Productivity Press.
    • Peters, T. (1987). Thriving on Chaos. NY: Knopf.
    • Rashford, N. S. and Coghlan, D. (1994). The Dynamics of Organizational Levels: A Change Framework for Managers and Consultants. Menlo Park, CA: Addison-Wesley Publishing Company.
    • Schneider, S. H. (1997). Laboratory Earth: The Planetary Gamble We Can't Afford to Lose. NY: Basic Books.
    • Scott, W.R. (1992). Organizations: Rational, Natural, and Open Systems (3rdEdition). Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall.
    • Simon, H. A. (1957). Models of Man. NY: Wiley.
    • Vennix, J. (1996). Group Model Building: Facilitating Team Learning Using System Dynamics. NY: John Wiley and Sons.
    • Vickers, G. [Ed.]. (1972). "A Classification of Systems". Washington, DC: Yearbook of the Society for General Systems Research/Academy of Management Research.
    • Waldrop, M. M. (1992). Complexity: The Emerging Science at the Edge of Order and Chaos. NY: Touchstone.
    • Wann, D. (1994). [Second Edition]. Biologic: Designing with Nature to Protect the Environment. Boulder, CO: Johnson Books.
    • Weiner, N. (1965). Cybernetics or Control and Communication in the Animal. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.
    • Wells, S. (1998). Choosing the Future: The Power of Strategic Thinking. Woburn, MA: Butterworth-Heinemann.
    • Wiener, N. (1961). 2nd Ed. Cybernetics: or Control and Communication in the Animal Machine. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press.



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