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  1. Profile: Geoffrey Vickers -​ OpenLearn -​ Open University

    Sir Charles Geoffrey Vickers had a distinguished career in the military -​ winning the Victoria Cross in the First World War and serving on the Joint Chiefs Of Staff during the Second

    http://www.open.edu/openlearn/profiles/guest-283 - Apr 10, 2014

    • Systems explained: Sir Geoffrey Vickers -​ OpenLearn -​ Open University

      Geoffrey Vickers ( Guest ) The late Sir Charles Geoffrey Vickers was a pioneer in the field of systems practice

      http://www.​open.​edu/openlearn/money-​management/management/leadership-​and-​management/managing/systems-​explained-​sir-​geoffrey-​vickers - Apr 10, 2014

      • description: One of the pioneers of systems thinkiing shares his vision.​
      • keywords: Managing,systems,Sir Geoffrey Vickers
    • Systems thinking and practice: 3 Ways of thinking -​ OpenLearn -​ Open University

      Sir Geoffrey Vickers wrote with great insight and simplicity about the whole business of how we think about ourselves and our institutions: Lobster pots are designed to catch lobsters

      http://www.​open.​edu/openlearn/science-​maths-​technology/computing-​and-​ict/systems-​computer/systems-​thinking-​and-​practice/content-​section-​5 - Apr 10, 2014

      • keywords: moodle, Systems thinking and practice: 3 Ways of thinking
    • Introducing environmental decision making: 2.​2 Environment and system -​ OpenLearn -​ Open University

      Consider these further examples of systems from Sir Geoffrey Vickers, who was thinking of a school as a system: A school is a physical system which even small children can represent by a map

      http://www.​open.​edu/openlearn/nature-​environment/introducing-​environmental-​decision-​making/content-​section-​2.​2 - Apr 11, 2014

      • keywords: moodle, Introducing environmental decision making: 2.​2 Environment and system
    • Systems thinking: Understanding sustainability: 9 Values and sustainable development -​ OpenLearn

      Geoffrey Vickers focused on values and judgement in developing the concept of ‘the appreciative system ... Geoffrey Vickers is among those who has written extensively about value systems particularly in his books Value Systems and Social Process (1966) and The Art of Judgement (1965

      http://www.​open.​edu/openlearn/science-​maths-​technology/computing-​and-​ict/systems-​computer/systems-​thinking-​understanding-​sustainability/content-​section-​9 - Apr 10, 2014

      • keywords: moodle, Systems thinking: Understanding sustainability: 9 Values and sustainable development
    • Systems practice: Managing sustainability: 2.​3.​1 SS-​method as a learning system -​ OpenLearn -​ Open

      This idea of appreciative settings is based on the work of British industrialist and systems thinker, Sir Geoffrey Vickers (e.​g.​ see Dando and Blunden, 1994

      http://www.​open.​edu/openlearn/science-​maths-​technology/computing-​and-​ict/systems-​computer/systems-​practice-​managing-​sustainability/content-​section-​2.​3.​1 - Apr 10, 2014

      • keywords: moodle, Systems practice: Managing sustainability: 2.​3.​1 SS-​method as a learning system
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