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Systemic ManagementSustainable Human Interactions with Ecosystems and the Biosphere$
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Charles W. Fowler

Print publication date: 2009

Print ISBN-13: 9780199540969

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2009

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199540969.001.1

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Systemic management—what and why?

Systemic management—what and why?

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(p.1) CHAPTER 1 Systemic management—what and why?
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Systemic Management
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Charles W. Fowler

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199540969.003.0001

This chapter summarizes the underlying concepts of the book including: (1) an introduction to systemic management as it emerges from published tenets of management, derived in part from the recognized need for both ecosystem- and biosphere-based applications, (2) a review of the motivation to reject current or conventional management and accept a preferable, more objective, alternative, (3) an introduction to some of the steps involved in systemic management as applied to the eastern Bering Sea, an example of the ecosystem component of systemic management that is developed at the end of each subsequent chapter, and (4) a summary and preview of the progression of concepts found in the remaining chapters. Two of these concepts are introduced in this chapter: (1) integrative patterns are reflective of the complexity behind their emergence and (2) objectivity can be achieved by changing the role of stakeholders from that of setting goals to that of asking management questions.

Keywords:   integrative patterns, tenets of management, conventional management, systemic management, ecosystem-based management, biosphere-based management, stakeholders

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