How To Use Systems Thinking To Understand And Communicate Complex Behaviours

David Plummer
17 min readJan 31, 2023

Systems thinking provides a way to model complex behaviours which cannot be analysed with other approaches such as reductionism or linear thinking. Understanding how to describe a system is an essential skill for identifying and communicating why systems behave the way they do.

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The system is more than its parts

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David Plummer

Writing on systems thinking; data analytics in health and care; and anything else that makes the grey cells itch.