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Welcome and overview

Home

Welcome

 

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My professional bio - a short summary of my academic activities and interests

Werner Ulrich's Bio

Professional Biography

Mini-Profile

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Journal of Research Practice (JRP) short profile

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Academia.edu short profile ( since March, 2015)

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Systems Thinkers short profile (in: M. Ramage & K. Shipp, Systems Thinkers, London: Springer, 2009, pp. 159-162) -[Hint: use the "Look inside" function for a free preview]

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My complete list of publications as well as a recommended selection of readings on critical systems heuristics

Publications

Readings

List of Publications

 

Selected Readings on Critical Systems Heuristics

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Selected Recent Publications  (a subsection of the "Bio" page)

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Google Scholar Citations Profile

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A selection of my papers on CSH and CST for professionals & citizens for free download - all coming as PDF files in the lean PDF 1.4 format

 

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Selected Papers for Downloading

 

A Primer to Critical Systems Heuristics for Action Researchers, one of the most popular introductions to CSH, has now been published in electronic form (free download)

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with papers offered for download in PDF

A chance to get hard copies of some of my publications that are out of print

Hard Copies

Reprints of Papers, or Hard Copies of Monographs Difficult to Obtain

 

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Some introductory material on critical systems heuristics

Critical Systems Heuristics (CSH)

A Mini-Primer of "Critical Systems Heuristics"

A Mini-Primer of "Boundary Critique"

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The Art of Boundary Crossing

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A Brief Introduction to Critical Systems Heuristics (CSH)

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CST for professionals and citizens is my major current research topic

CST for Professionals & Citizens

A Brief Introduction to
"Critical Systems Thinking for Professionals & Citizens"

Pragmatizing CST for Professionals & Citizens

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Systems Thinking as if People Mattered: Critical Systems Thinking for Citizens and Managers

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Reflective Practice in the Civil Society: The Contribution of Critically Systemic Thinking

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CST's Two Ways: A Concise Account of Critical Systems Thinking
(Ulrich's Bimonthly, November-December 2012)

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C. West Churchman, my former teacher and mentor at the University of California, Berkeley, is one of the outstanding pioneers of the 'systems approach' - find some material about him here, including an extensive bibliography

A Tribute to C. West Churchman

A Personal Tribute to C. West Churchman

C. West Churchman (1913-2004): Picture of the Month, April 2004
with a short biography, as well as a few brief excerpts from Churchman's writings and a list of links to further sites of interest

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Obituary Notice

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An Appreciation of C. West Churchman  (2009 revision)

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A Bibliography of C. W. Churchman's Writings
(continuously updated 2009 revision)

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Honoring C.W. Churchman: Towards Future-Responsive Management
(2009 revision)

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In Memory of C. West Churchman (1913-2004): Reminiscences, Retrospectives, and Reflections

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The way of inquiring systems
A review of C.W. Churchman's The Design of Inquiring Systems (2015 revision)
(Ulrich's Bimonthly,
November-December 2015)

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The Lugano Summer School at the University of Italian Switzerland in Lugano is one of my major current projects - offering continuing education in systems thinking

Lugano Summer School

Lugano Summer School

OF SYSTEMS DESIGN

 

* Note: Since the Lugano Summer School (LSS) site uses frames, enter the site via the entry page that is titled "Presentation"; otherwise the left-hand menu frame will not open. Alternatively, access LSS pages of interest directly and then click on the LSS logo in the right upper corner of each page to open the menu frame.

Presentation  [entry page / index page*]

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Current Announcements*

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Flyers, Press Releases*

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Faculty*

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Participants*

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Academic Program*

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Workload, Class Schedule, Grading, Certificate, Credits*

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Admission, Tuition and Fees*  with link to:  Registration Form

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Facilities and Accommodation*

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How and When to Travel to Lugano*  with link to:  Railway Schedule

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How to Enjoy Lugano*

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Ticino Cultural Attractions*

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Additional Information*

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Pictures 2012*

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Memory Booklet 2008*  

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Pictures 2005*

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Pictures 2002 & 2003*

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Pictures 2001*

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Participants' Photo Album (2002-03)*

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)*

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Contact*

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Copyright*

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Pause for a moment of relaxation and reflection

Picture of the Month

Picture of the Month
(now Ulrich's Bimonthly)

 Intro-
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August 2003 - Summer evenings

September 2003 - Le vent se lève....

October 2003 - Mediterranean October

November 2003 - November oak

December 2003 - It's a wonderful world ...

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SEP 03

OCT 03

NOV 03

DEC 03

January 2004 - The magic of a new beginning ...

February 2004 - Blue winter evenings, or the ongoing monetarization of research

March 2004 - Petu's dream, or the bridge to heaven

April 2004 - C. West Churchman obituary

May 2004 - Lunar eclipse

June 2004 - Eclipse of human rights and international humanitarian law, or: Against barbarism

JAN 04

FEB 04

MAR 04

APRIL 04

MAY 04

JUNE 04

July 2004 - Nordic transparency, or: Kant, foremost critic of the "Schein"

August 2004 - The Swiss mountain Buddha: a truly Olympic story

September 2004 - Emotional bridges (1): politeness, the beginning of all virtue

October 2004 - Emotional bridges (2): Pablo Neruda's poetry of love

November 2004 - Against the safe-harbor metaphor of professional competence

December 2004 - A star is born

JULY 04

AUG 04

SEP 04

OCT 2004

NOV 04

DEC 04

January 2005 - Happy New Year? Reflecting on some conditions of peace

February 2005 - The New Globalization: globalizing civil society, civilizing globalization

March 2005 - High-quality design (i): the 'Vitomatic effect'

April 2005 - Human dignity first: Karol Wojtyla (1920-2005), John Paul II (1978-2005)

May 2005 - Ticino tipico

June 2005 - Lugano Paradiso

JAN 05

FEB 05

MAR 05

APRIL 05

MAY 05

JUNE 05

July 2005 - The moon illusion: short history of a long-standing mystery of science

August 2005 - Summer greetings from home

September 2005 - Paris for beginners (Part 1/2) - Sparkling Eiffel tower

October 2005 - Paris for beginners (Part 2/2) - "Le petit parisien"

November 2005 - High-quality design (ii): the language of patterns

December 2005 - Softly falls the snow

JULY 05

AUG 05

SEP 05

OCT 05

NOV 05

DEC 05 

January 2006 - "High"

February 2006 - A plea for open access publishing (Part 1/2)

March 2006 - A plea for open access publishing (Part 2/2)

April 2006 - Against plagiarism

May 2006 - The art of boundary crossing

June 2006 - Football: a universal language?

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FEB 06

MAR 06

APRIL 06

MAY 06

JUNE 06

 

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Pause for a moment of relaxation and reflection

Ulrich's Bimonthly

Ulrich's Bimonthly
(formerly Picture of the Month)

July-August 2006 - It's a duck's life ...

September-October 2006 - A plea for critical pragmatism

November-December 2006 - Theory and practice I

January-February 2007 - Theory and practice II

March-April 2007 - The greening of pragmatism (i)

May-June 2007 - The greening of pragmatism (ii)

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SEP-OCT 06

NOV-DEC 06

JAN-FEB 07

MAR-APR 07

MAY-JUN 07 

July-August 2007 - 'Balcony, 1964'

September-October 2007 - The greening of pragmatism (iii)

November-December 2007 - November walk

January-February 2008 - Years come and go

March-April 2008 - The soft spot of 'reflective practice'

May-June 2008 - 'Applied science and expertise'

JUL-AUG 07

SEP-OCT 07

NOV-DEC 07

JAN-FEB 08

MAR-APR 08

MAY-JUN 08

July-August 2008 - Lugano Summer School memories

September-October 2008 - In search of practical reason

November-December 2008 - Practical reason: drawing the future into the present

January-February 2009 - Aristotelian practical philosophy

March-April 2009 - 'Dropping the ego', or the spirit of Kantian ethics

May-June 2009 - The naming of cats

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SEP-OCT 08

NOV-DEC 08

JAN-FEB 09

MAR-APR 09

MAY-JUN 09

July-August 2009 - Cloudspotter's summer break, or: Reading Habermas in the garden chair

September-October 2009 - Communicative rationality and formal pragmatics: Habermas 1

November-December 2009 - Argumentation theory and practical discourse: Habermas 2

January-February 2010 - Winter photography

March-April 2010 - Exploring discourse ethics (1/2)

May-June 2010 - Exploring discourse ethics (2/2)

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SEP-OCT 09

NOV-DEC 09

JAN-FEB 10

MAR-APR 10

MAY-JUN 10

July-August 2010 - Summer explosion

September-October 2010 - Medieval jewels of Switzerland: Gruyères

November-December 2010 - Against counting: a year-end reflection

January-February 2011 - New Year's concert

March-April 2011 - What is good professional practice? Part 1, Introduction

May-June 2011 - What is good professional practice? Part 2, The quest for practical reason

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SEP-OCT 10

NOV-DEC 10

JAN-FEB 11

MAR-APR 11

MAY-JUN 11

July-August 2011 - Seneca on serenity, leisure, and philosophy

September-October 2011 - Kant's converging concepts of rationality, morality, and politics

November-December 2011 - Autumnal composition: a research taxonomy

January-February 2012 - "Wishing you enough"

March-April 2012 - Research, practice, and research practice

May-June 2012 - What is good professional practice? Part 3, The quest for rational action

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SEP-OCT 11

NOV-DEC 11

JAN-FEB 12

MAR-APR 12

MAY-JUN 12

July-August 2012 - Mountain peace

September-October 2012 - Profile matters

November-December 2012 - CST's two ways

January-February 2012 - Old year, new year, and so on

March-April 2013 - Waiting for Godot

May-June 2013 - Discourse ethics and deliberative democracy: Habermas 3 (1st half)

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SEP-OCT 12

NOV-DEC 12

JAN-FEB 13

MAR-APR 13

MAY-JUN 13

July-August 2013 - Ten years Bimonthly

September-October 2013 - The rational, the moral, and the general (Part 1, Introduction))

November-December 2013 - Colegiata de Santa María in La Coruña

January-February 2014 - The rational, the moral, and the general (Part 2, Kant's ideas of reason)

March-April 2014 - Signs of thaw: variation on a spring theme

May-June 2014 - Fields

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SEP-OCT 13

NOV-DEC 13

JAN-FEB 14

MAR-APR 14

MAY-JUN 14

July-August 2014 - The rational, the moral, and the general (Part 3, Approximating ideas)

September-October 2014 - The rational, the moral, and the general (Part 4, Ideas in ancient Indian thought / Introduction)

November-December 2014 - The rational, the moral, and the general (Part 5, Ideas in ancient Indian thought / Analysis)

January-February 2015 - For freedom of expression

March_April 2015 - The rational, the moral, and the general (Part 4, Ideas in ancient Indian thought / Introduction, rev. version)

May-June 2015 - The rational, the moral, and the general (Part 5, Ideas in ancient Indian thought / Analysis, rev. version)

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SEP-OCT 14

NOV-DEC 14

JAN-FEB 15

MAR-APR 15

MAY-JUN 15

September-October 2015 - The rational, the moral, and the general (Part 6, Ideas in ancient Indian thought / Discussion)

November-December 2015 - The way of inquiring systems

January-February 2016 - Forschende Systeme

March-April 2016 - Philosophy for professionals

May-June 2016 - Operationalizing pragmatism

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SEP-OCT 15

NOV-DEC 15

JAN-FEB 16

MAR-APR 16

MAY-JUN 15

July-August 2016 - Operations research and critical systems thinking (Part 1)

September-Oktober 2016 - Operations research and critical systems thinking (Part 2)

November-December 2016 - The rational, the moral, and the general (Part 7, Critical contextualization)

January-February 2017 - The magical circle

March-April 2017 - Systemic triangulation

 

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What you need to know before using the material that I offer in this web site

Copyright Note

and related notes on open-acess publishing and plagiarism

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On Plagiarism: Considerations for Authors and Reviewers

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Open Doors: A Plea for Open Access Publishing (Part 1/2)
(Picture of the Month, February 2006)

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Open Doors: A Plea for Open Access Publishing (Part 2/2)
(Picture of the Month, March 2006)

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Against Plagiarism
(Picture of the Month, April 2006) 

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An email link to contact me

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