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Closed and Open System Approaches

Closed and Open System Approaches

The video discusses the contrast between closed and open system approaches in organizational management.

Closed systems focus solely on internal processes, while open systems recognize the importance of external interactions and feedback. Open system theory introduces concepts like efficiency and effectiveness, emphasizing the need to consider outcomes and environmental impact. It suggests viewing organizations not just as hierarchical structures but as dynamic systems with interconnected processes.

Can you provide examples of how environmental feedback influences organizational effectiveness? How might businesses use this feedback to improve their operations?

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Introduction to Healthcare Management: Organisational Insights

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