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Harold Linstone, Professor of Systems Science at Portland State University, became well-known in the field of applied mathematics. In 1968, he founded the journal Technological Forecasting and Social Change.
In this lecture, Linstone points out the need for approaching problem solving from a systems standpoint, rather than merely attempting to find short-range solutions to individual problems as they arise, and stresses the need for long-range planning and forecasting to anticipate problems.
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System theory, Universities and colleges
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Linstone, Harold A., ""Education for Managing Complexity"" (1975). Special Collections: Oregon Public Speakers. 120.