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Encyclopedia > John Sterman

John Sterman is the Jay W. Forrester Professor of Management, and the current director of the MIT System Dynamics Group. He is mostly considered as the current leader of the System Dynamics school of thought. He is the author of "Business Dynamics: Systems Thinking and Modeling for a Complex World".


His research focuses on improving managerial decision making in complex systems. He is a pioneer in the development of "management flight simulators" used for learning to manage the complexity of corporate and economic systems.


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Several years ago, John Sterman contacted my about the possibility of creating a system dynamics based case study on the deployment of Total Quality Management (TQM) at Analog Devices.
I readily agreed and worked closely with John and Nelson Repenning, serving as the "domain expert." The model incorporates my Half-life Method as well as the dynamics of organizational learning associated with TQM.
John and Nelson went on to receive a three-year NSF grant for similar studies at Lucent Technologies, Ford Motor Company, Harley-Davidson, and National Semiconductor.
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