Generic Archetypes I
Simplicity on the other side of complexity?
Whether one chooses to call them recurring structures or archetypes there are these things that have a well-defined structure, a characteristic pattern of behavior, and occur frequently across all branches of science. Ludwig von Bertalanffy referred to them as frequently recurring structures and the first place I saw them referred to as archetypes were in Peter Senge’s “The Fifth Discipline: The Art and Practice of the Learning Organization.” Additionally, understanding these structures can be quite advantageous as each one has well-defined strategies for dealing with them once you find them. The following video provides some background.
What perspectives might evolve the understanding?
Hospital Congestion a video by Eric Wolstenholme
Hospital Congestion a model by Eric Wolstenholme
Using generic system archetypes to support thinking and modeling by Eric Wolstenholme
The Foundation Trilogy a musing by Gene Bellinger
Frequently Recurring Structures a musing by Gene Bellinger
Generic Archetypes an Insight Maker Model by Gene Bellinger
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