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Problematizing Problem-Solving Methods for Exploring the Management of Social Enterprises

A new form of strategic management is required for developing the social enterprise and appreciating the management of social enterprise from systemic perspectives. In this paper, we argue that participatory action research should focus on the process of problematization that … Continue reading

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Soft systems methodology

Soft systems methodology (SSM) is a systemic approach for tackling real-world complex problem situations. Developed in the 1970s by a team of academics from the University of Lancaster led by Prof Peter Checkland, and resulted from their attempts to tackle … Continue reading

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