A system is a collection of inter-related parts that produce an outcome that the parts cannot produce independently. Your car is a system. So is your body. Your work team is a system. Your family is a system. The way you communicate is a system.

Clock gears are an example of a system being defined as a group of inter-related parts that produce an outcome that the parts alone cannot produce.
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Analysis means to break something into its distinct parts. We break systems into parts to better understand each part’s strengths and weaknesses. The tricky thing is the performance of each part is not as most important as the way the parts…




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