Total Systems Intervention

Local Systemic Intervention
  • Robert L. Flood


This chapter introduces Total Systems Intervention (TSI; as presented in Flood & Jackson, 1991) that might be better labeled nowadays Local Systemic Intervention (LSI; as presented in Flood, 1995b). LSI is the result of a postmodern critique of TSI. Part I of this book elaborated on the kind of critique I mean except that it was primarily directed at Critical Systems Thinking. I have extended that critique to TSI and the results are given below.1 LSI is a process of creative thinking about issues to be managed, choice-making over options available, and implementation of choices made achieving widely informed and locally relevant intervention.


Creative Thinking Organizational Design Critical Reflection Diversity Management Core Issue 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1996

Authors and Affiliations

  • Robert L. Flood
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  1. 1.Centre for Systems StudiesUniversity of HullHullEngland

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