Systems Tools

Most Systems Thinking tools are not software based, they are simple tools that achieve their maximum potential when used by a team standing around a white-board or flip-chart with a marker pen – helping/causing/encouraging the team to


Common Systems tools include: 

Tool Tool
18 Words Sequence Diagram
Tree Diagram Matrix Diagram
Quad of Aims Need Means Analysis
Input-Output Analysis System Waste Map
Systems Map Context Diagram
Influence Diagrams Morphological Analysis
N2 Analysis (DSM) Pugh matrix
Spray Diagrams Affinity Diagram
Multiple Cause Diagram