Vadim Kotelnikov    

Systematic Thinking

Thinking Holistically and Methodically


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Systematic vs. Systems vs. Systemic Thinking1

  1. Systematic Thinking thinking methodically

  2. Systems Thinking thinking about how things interact with one another

  3. Systemic Thinking combining analytical thinking with synthetical thinking to find system-wide focus and gain systemic insights into complex situations and problems.

"The successful person makes a habit of doing
what the failing person doesn't like to do."
~ Thomas Edison



Systemic Innovation

Systematic Approach to Innovation: Questions to Answer

Leveraging the Power of Diversity >> Synergize Diversities

New Product Development

ASIT Technique >> 6 Thinking Tools



Your Cross-functional Excellence

Lateral Thinking    Systems Thinking

Modern Manager

Strategic Thinker    Solving Problems Effectively



Learning SWOT Questions

SWOT matrix can also be effectively used as a strategic learning tool for analyzing feedback received from experimentation, beta testing, test marketing of new products and for making strategic decisions... More

The Five-Why Problem Solving Process

Are you solving problems or juggling symptoms?

The Five Whys is a simple but great technique to use to solve problems It is a question-asking method used to explore the cause/effect relationships underlying a particular problem. Ultimately, the goal of applying the 5 Whys method is to determine a root cause of a defect or problem... More

4x2 Perceptual Positions for Idea Evaluation

Perceptual positions can help you gain new understanding through seeing things from different perspectives... More

Business e-Coach KoRe 10 Innovative Thinking Tools

KoRe 10 Innovative Thinking Tools help difference makers invent new things, find creative solutions to complex problems, master systematic and systems thinking, build synergies, anticipate opponents' moves, design an innovative business strategy, train and evaluate the strength of the innovation teams.

Case Studies The Art of Happiness in Buddhism

Abhidamma is an ethical-psychological teaching presented in the body of ancient Buddhist scriptures of the same name. Based on various techniques of Buddhist mind training, the Abhidamma represents the systematic knowledge of the Dharma, or "good teaching" that is, the liberating, happiness-promoting way of life.

Dharma strategies for self-transformation help you feel at home in your body, protect well-being through mindfulness, and perceive reality with clarity and wisdom. They help you deal skillfully with painful events and negative emotions, and also offer direct ways of promoting positive emotions such as cheerfulness, sympathetic joy, and compassion... More


Thomas Edison advice quotes invention discovery

It is astonishing what an effort it seems to be for many people to put their brains definitely and systematically to work.

Thomas Edison

IDEO Tom Kelley creativity innovation quotes

Identify every barrier that keeps people away from your offerings.

Then systematically tackle each one.

Tom Kelley





Some Business Applications of Systematic Thinking


Advanced Systematic Inventive Thinking (ASIT)

Systematic thinking within a constrained environment helps to come up with practical creative ideas for a new product >>>

Lean Manufacturing

Lean Manufacturing (also known as the Toyota Production System (TPS) is, in its most basic form, the systematic elimination of waste  overproduction, waiting, transportation, inventory, motion, over-processing, defective units.  >>>



IDEO Tom Kelley creativity innovation quotes

Identify every barrier that keeps people away from your offerings. Then systematically tackle each one.

Tom Kelley




  1. "Inspiring Innovation", Ellen Peebles, Harvard Business Review on The Innovative Enterprise

  2. "Advanced Systematic Inventive Thinking (ASIT)", Roni Horowitz