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Collaborative learning and coordination across agency boundaries to tackle wicked problems (2022)
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Sydelko, P. J. (2022). Collaborative learning and coordination across agency boundaries to tackle wicked problems. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4321188

Conventional approaches to government are confounded by issues that cross agency, stakeholder, jurisdictional, and geopolitical boundaries. These open-ended and highly interdependent issues are often characterized in the literature as ‘wicked problem... Read More about Collaborative learning and coordination across agency boundaries to tackle wicked problems.

Attending responding becoming : a living-learning inquiry in a naturally inclusional playspace (2022)
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Gardiner, L. J. N. (2022). Attending responding becoming : a living-learning inquiry in a naturally inclusional playspace. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4224223

Traditional scientific paradigms emphasise writing in the third person, effectively marginalising the subjective perspective of the researcher. Many systems thinking, cybernetics and complexity approaches are better in this regard, as they involve sy... Read More about Attending responding becoming : a living-learning inquiry in a naturally inclusional playspace.

Towards "a good enough justice" : Gillian Rose, interpretive systemology, and the mandatory introduction of British values in schools (2022)
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Smith, A. (2022). Towards "a good enough justice" : Gillian Rose, interpretive systemology, and the mandatory introduction of British values in schools. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4224402

Interpretive systemology is a systems approach asking researchers to explore different interpretations of a given social phenomenon or policy problem. While most systems approaches seek to support systemic intervention for social change, interpretive... Read More about Towards "a good enough justice" : Gillian Rose, interpretive systemology, and the mandatory introduction of British values in schools.

Marginalization and identity : the case of the Bulgarian face-veil ban (2021)
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Vachkova, M. (2021). Marginalization and identity : the case of the Bulgarian face-veil ban. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4223598

This thesis investigates the face-veiling ban in Bulgaria. The data were collected via semi-structured discussions with participants coming from all the main Muslim minorities in Bulgaria. Respondents were asked about their attitudes to the face-veil... Read More about Marginalization and identity : the case of the Bulgarian face-veil ban.

Gendered systemic analysis : systems thinking and gender equality in international development (2016)
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Lewis, E. D. (2016). Gendered systemic analysis : systems thinking and gender equality in international development. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4219033

Systemic intervention (Midgley, 2000) and Feminist Systems Thinking (Stephens, 2013a), both branches of Critical Systems Thinking, have been used widely to improve social and organisational systems. According to Midgley (2000), a systemic interventio... Read More about Gendered systemic analysis : systems thinking and gender equality in international development.

Immersive systemic knowing : rational analysis and beyond (2015)
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Rajagopalan, R. (2015). Immersive systemic knowing : rational analysis and beyond. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4221251

Applied systems thinking has rapidly developed through successive waves of development, and the current reigning paradigm is the revisioned approach to critical systems thinking. This research scrutinizes systemic intervention. It employs the meth... Read More about Immersive systemic knowing : rational analysis and beyond.

Developing a systems approach for multi-agency co-ordination and community engagement in disaster recovery (2015)
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Munday, P. G. (2015). Developing a systems approach for multi-agency co-ordination and community engagement in disaster recovery. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4218655

This research is concerned with natural disasters located in developing countries. Designing a structured capability to properly and fully respond to such disasters is its principle remit. For many developing countries, the relative impact that a dis... Read More about Developing a systems approach for multi-agency co-ordination and community engagement in disaster recovery.

Enhancing Lean Interventions through the use of Systems Thinking in the food production industry : a case in the Niger Delta region, Nigeria (2015)
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Ufua, D. E. (2015). Enhancing Lean Interventions through the use of Systems Thinking in the food production industry : a case in the Niger Delta region, Nigeria. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4222337

This research discusses how Lean Thinking (Lean), can be enhanced through the use of Systems Thinking (ST) tools and methodologies. While Lean has emerged as a process improvement philosophy aiming to enhance value by identifying and eradicating wast... Read More about Enhancing Lean Interventions through the use of Systems Thinking in the food production industry : a case in the Niger Delta region, Nigeria.

Towards a Buddhist systems methodology (BSM): developing the theory of BSM and testing it in a Taiwanese Buddhist organization (2005)
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Shen, C. (2005). Towards a Buddhist systems methodology (BSM): developing the theory of BSM and testing it in a Taiwanese Buddhist organization. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4212481

In the twentieth century, systems thinking developed in the West from a recognition that a new way of thinking was needed to deal with complexity. In the East, Buddhism offers a powerful perspective to observe the world and its problems, and has been... Read More about Towards a Buddhist systems methodology (BSM): developing the theory of BSM and testing it in a Taiwanese Buddhist organization.

A critical systems thinking approach for the planning of information technology in the information society (2001)
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Córdoba-Pachon, J. (2001). A critical systems thinking approach for the planning of information technology in the information society. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4212176

This thesis presents a view of the situation of Information and Communications Technology Planning (ICTP) from the perspective of Critical Systems Thinking (CST). Nowadays with the increasing use of information and communications technologies and the... Read More about A critical systems thinking approach for the planning of information technology in the information society.

Health care and social justice evaluation : a critical and pluralist approach (1999)
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Vega-Romero, R. R. (1999). Health care and social justice evaluation : a critical and pluralist approach. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4214868

This thesis proposes a critical, systemic and pluralist approach to evaluating health programs. It examines ways in which efforts to promote equality and plurality are undermined by the application of foundationalist and universal conceptions of soci... Read More about Health care and social justice evaluation : a critical and pluralist approach.

Critical systems thinking, theory and practice : a case study of an intervention in two British local authorities (1997)
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Munlo, I. (1997). Critical systems thinking, theory and practice : a case study of an intervention in two British local authorities. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4212722

This thesis reports an intervention informed by critical systems thinking. The intervention drew upon a variety of systems and operational research methods to systemically explore the problems facing housing services for older people. Stakeholders we... Read More about Critical systems thinking, theory and practice : a case study of an intervention in two British local authorities.

A critical process for the evaluation of methodology (1997)
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Ho, C. (1997). A critical process for the evaluation of methodology. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4213342

This thesis uses Critical Systems Thinking (CST) as a basic philosophy to explore how to create a critical process for evaluating methodology. CST is different from the other two mainstreams of systems thinking (Hard Systems Thinking and Soft Systems... Read More about A critical process for the evaluation of methodology.

Information management in the Malaysian Inland Revenue Department : issues and plans for improvement (1996)
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Ahmad Faisal bin Zakaria. (1996). Information management in the Malaysian Inland Revenue Department : issues and plans for improvement. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4210737

The aims of this thesis are (i) to identify problems in the area of information management that affect the Malaysian Inland Revenue Department (MIRD), and (ii) to propose a way forward for dealing with them.The problem-identification part of the proj... Read More about Information management in the Malaysian Inland Revenue Department : issues and plans for improvement.