Investigations on the Influence of the Global System of Instrumental Civilization on the Global Economy and the Mathematical Approach for Soft Systems Analysis and Evaluation

  • Wiktor H. Adamkiewicz

Abstract

In the scale of the whole globe exists a large system as a whole. It may have the designation “The System of Instrumental Civilization” — SIC (Adamkiewicz, 1983; 1995c). One may think that this great universal technical system has a great impact on all the people irrespectively of various divisions which exist among people’s groups. It seems that at present, at the end of the 20th century, this impact on people’s mentality and their behaviour is not smaller than the impact of gravitation, or also the necessity to use atmospheric oxygen in the process of breathing.

Keywords

Global System Gross National Product Technical Device Service Focus Rapid Globalization 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Wiktor H. Adamkiewicz
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  1. 1.Department of Production Systems Designing, Gdynia Maritime Academy, Department of Basic Engineering SciencesTechnical University of GdañskGdyniaPoland

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