Organizing Learning LO7488

Dr Ilfryn Price (
Sat, 18 May 1996 13:42:24 -0400

Replying to LO7470 --

John Paul asked

>Have others seen archetypes or other Uses of systems thinking where
>the viewpoint made answers evident that wouldn't seem likely from
>general observation?>

The whole point of archetypes, as I thought I understood them, was to do
just that and provide a short-hand for cutting through some of the
complexity of general observation. It may be my weakness at synthesising
general information [I hope not] but I have found each archetype helpful
as a language for describing a general situation [once I had encountered a
situation where I saw the archetype that is]. Have I misunderstoofd the

If Price
The Harrow Partnership
Pewley Fort Guildford UK


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