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Systems thinking has a rich tradition of using play to impart learning.  The Society offers two quintessential games.  The Beer Game introduces players to fundamental concepts of systems as they play their part in a production and distribution system.  Fish Banks allows players to explore the systems that determine sustainability.  Both are favorites of trainers around the world.


There are many other books of note for systems thinkers.  These are published by others.  We provide links for your convenience and do receive a small affiliate amount from Amazon if you purchase within a short period of using the link.


David Hutchen’s learning fables are a simple, ingenious, and entertaining way to help demystify the 5 disciplines Peter Senge discusses in his book The Fifth Discipline: systems thinking, personal mastery,  mental models, shared vision, and team learning. These books are particularly useful for organizational learning.

Children’s books are aimed at children, young adults, and educators to introduce concepts of systems thinking in a fun way through storytelling and fieldbooks with concrete strategies.