GENERAL SYSTEMS THEORY

an interdisciplinary conceptual framework that focuses on wholeness, pattern, relationship, order, integration and organisation. Designed to move past reductionistic and mechanistic tradition of science. Also called systems theory.

GENERAL SYSTEMS THEORY: "General systems theory looks past traditional science methods."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "GENERAL SYSTEMS THEORY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/general-systems-theory/ (accessed July 15, 2018).
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