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The Systems Bible, by John Gall

third edition of Systemantics

http://generalsystemantics.com/SystemsBible.htm

Profound lessons in how the world really works and sometimes fails. Required reading for anyone daring to envision or tinker with a complex system. Written with a deep awareness of freeorder, as known by many other names. -leif

"Work books gall, but Gall's book works." —William Safire

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