Applied Systems Thinking

Education, Consulting, Capacity Building

Use the Power of Structure to Create Lasting Change

About Applied Systems Thinking

Applied systems thinking helps you and the people you need to work with to navigate complexity, cultivate collaboration, and achieve sustainable, breakthrough change.  Use this website to access a set of principles, a language, and a collection of tools and processes that enable people to illuminate their thinking about how the systems they are part of actually operate and then work together to design more effective ones.

Services

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Consulting

Achieve sustainable breakthroughs around your most compelling business, social, and environmental issues by working with us using applied systems thinking

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Education

Learn the core concepts, frameworks and insights of systems thinking in engaging, concrete, and practical ways

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Build internal capacity and self-sufficiency by developing the skills, competencies and best practices of applied systems thinking

Our Clients

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Customer reviews

Testimonials

“David and Michael helped us streamline nearly 100 recommendations for increasing upward mobility in our community into a coherent systemic theory of change. The change strategy has enabled us to target a manageable number of short-term initiatives that build a strong foundation for accomplishing our long-term objectives.”
Brian Collier, Executive Vice President
Foundation for the Carolinas
“David and Michael have been instrumental in helping Interise design a systems approach for our Leadership in Equitable Anchor Procurement (LEAP) program. Thanks to David and Michael we have a process for mobilizing the diverse stakeholders who represent the supplier diversity ecosystem to shift from understanding what is required for success to taking actions that lead to system change. We have engaged David and Michael for several projects and highly recommend them.”
Nancy S. Lee, PhD
Director of Research and Evaluation, Interise

Contact

Email: practice@appliedsystemsthinking.com