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    Challenges of open systems theory

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    There have been suggestions made by people in the field that Open Systems Theory creates problems. Discuss what problems could arise when using Open Systems Theory. Given these problems, is it worth using Open Systems Theory in an organization?

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    One of the cons of open systems theory is that it increases dependency of the organization on external elements and loses its autonomy. Further, the organization needs to be in alignment with such external elements and develop shared vision, goals and objectives with such external elements in order to ensure smooth functioning and success of the organization. Interrelationships among various elements of the entire system has to ...

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    This solution of 221 words discusses two main challenges of open systems theory as well as the importance of the theory in today's world. References used are included.