The Five Characteristics of a Living System

1.

Explain the five (5) characteristics of a living system
describing how each can be manifested in a viable organization

2.

Explain how the Performance Technology Landscape model, the
barriers and success factors for teaming, role sets and performance
requirements integrate with the systems viewpoint – a system is a collection of
elements and relationships held together by a purpose in common.

3.

How would you ameliorate (break down) each of the barriers
to effectiveness that might be negatively impacting a virtual team?

4.

What conditions would you want to have before attempting a
Whole Systems Transformation?

5.

Using the five (5) characteristics of a living system, list
symptoms that might indicate decreasing viability of the organization.