A viable structure for the Alfred Nzo district municipality

Abstract: Stafford Beer’s Viable System Model (VSM) is used to assess whether Alfred Nzo District Municipality, South Africa, is a viable organization. According to VSM, five criteria are necessary for a system to be considered viable: effectiveness, efficiency, controllability, flexibility and robustness.

Author(s): Reinprecht, Karin; Stoisser, Hans

Source(s): , iii, 36 p., ill., graph, tabs

Published: 2008 Consortium ECOTECH/Swisscontact, Pretoria [etc.] (English


Link: http://www.swisscontact.co.za/site/files/uploads/ANDM%20Viability%20Report.pdf

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