Flashcards in Systems Theory Deck (12):
Describe Systems Theory
Emphasizes the impact of environment on individuals. Change in any part of the system affects the rest of the system but does not determine the total system
What is a system?
Interacting parts contained within a boundary that are purposeful and have goals and objectives.
______ are the main focuses of systems theory
Homeostasis & feedback
________ is a steady state order necessary for movement
_______ is the term used when output from systems is put back into the system
Which type of system uses up its energy and dies?
_____ means closed, disorganized, stagnant; using up available energy
____ is arriving at the same end from different beginnings
_______ is exchange of energy and resources between systems that promote growth and transformation
a _____ system has cross boundary exchange
a ____ is an entity that is served by a number of component systems organized in interacting relationships