The Use of Soft Systems Methodology As a Tool for Creativity

2017-06-05T03:49:42Z (GMT) by Molineux, John Haslett, Tim
Soft Systems Methodology is a tool that is especially useful in diagnosing and addressing organisational problems and designing new systems in cultures that are characterised by pluralistic views and values. This paper demonstrates how SSM workshops in a large government agency resulted in a high level of creativity. SSM is then proposed as a methodology which could enhance group creativity in organizational design contexts.