Systems-thinking, a holistic approach that puts the study of wholes before that of parts, is an effective means of dealing with real-world situations. Emphasizing the interrelationships between the system’s components rather than the components themselves, systems thinking allows us to increase our personal and professional effectiveness and transform our organizations. In this course, learn the basic tenets of systems thinking, a more sophisticated way of looking at problems and organizing your thoughts. What systems thinking is, why it’s valuable, and how to do it. Learn all about the power of mapping in systems thinking and get examples of its real-life applications.