A Critical Systems Thinking Approach to Planning: The Importance of Boundary Critique and Ethics. / Córdoba-Pachón, José-Rodrigo .

In: OR Insight, Vol. 17, No. 1, 01.01.2004, p. 19-25.

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A Critical Systems Thinking Approach to Planning: The Importance of Boundary Critique and Ethics. / Córdoba-Pachón, José-Rodrigo .

In: OR Insight, Vol. 17, No. 1, 01.01.2004, p. 19-25.

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