On the Limitations of General Systems Theory in Systems Engineering

  • Alfred W. Jones
Part of the NATO Conference Series book series (NATOCS, volume 5)


The systems engineer needs guidance in the systems design process. That guidance has not been forthcoming from general systems theory models, but it is our contention that it could be, and that the effort upon the part of the general systems theory community would be beneficial to both that community and to society as a whole.


System Engineer General System Theory System Design Process State Space Description System Engineering Process 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1978

Authors and Affiliations

  • Alfred W. Jones
    • 1
  1. 1.Bloomfield HillUSA

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