About Us

Systemist is a blind peer-reviewed, open access journal published on-line and in print, now in its 40th volume. The journal’s mission is to encourage dialogue between academic and practitioner Systems thinkers, in order to promote developments in our discipline – ‘experience without theory is blind, but theory without experience is mere intellectual play’.

Papers are welcomed from any perspective Systems thinking or practice, whether hard, soft, critical, philosophical or applied. Case studies from practice are welcome.

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  • No fees are payable by authors
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