On John Sterman’s “System Dynamics at sixty”: rigor, relevance and implications for education

Item Type Journal paper
Abstract Rigor and relevance are fundamental criteria for quality modeling of complex systems. This piece is a plea for more qualified practice of professional modeling. Suggestions are made for fostering and spreading professional competency of high-quality model-building. Best modeling practices and best testing practices ultimately are one. The prerequisites for such practices, conceptual and technical, can be trained. The article makes suggestions for education to achieve modeling excellence. This contribution part of a scientific discourse following John Sterman’s “System dynamics at sixty: the path forward”, published in: System Dynamics Review, Vol. 34(1-2):5-47.
Authors Schwaninger, Markus
Journal or Publication Title System Dynamics Review
Language English
Subjects business studies
computer science
social sciences
other research area
HSG Classification contribution to scientific community
Refereed Yes
Date 2019
Volume 35
Number 1
Page Range 5-18
Depositing User Prof. em. Markus Schwaninger
Date Deposited 23 Sep 2019 07:55
Last Modified 23 Sep 2019 08:05
URI: https://www.alexandria.unisg.ch/publications/257855


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Schwaninger, Markus (2019) On John Sterman’s “System Dynamics at sixty”: rigor, relevance and implications for education. System Dynamics Review, 35 (1). 5-18.


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