Causal Loop and Stock and Flow Clinic
Dave Packer, Kris Wile, and Rebecca Niles Peretz, Systems Thinking Collaborative
Stop by the causal loop and stock and flow clinic during the breaks and practice using these powerful systems thinking tools. Facilitators will be on hand to offer guidance and suggestions as you work to map the dynamic relationships inherent in your organizational or personal challenges. Bring your “diagrams in progress” or try your hand at diagramming some sample scenarios. Schedule appointments for more-focused, personalized assistance.
David W. Packer is a founding member of the Systems Thinking Collaborative, to which he brings extensive business and systems thinking capability. Most recently, he was an associate and CFO of a small consulting firm, where he focused on building capability for bringing systemic perspectives to bear on client issues. Previously, Dave worked with Digital Equipment Corporation and in the System Dynamics Group at MIT, from which he received both a master’s and a bachelor’s degree. He is also a graduate of the Executive Program of the Darden School at the University of Virginia.
Kristina Wile is a managing partner of the Systems Thinking Collaborative. She has been using systems thinking and related learning practices to help organizations understand highly complex issues for more than 10 years. Kris has a master's degree from MIT's Sloan School of Management, and prior to that, worked as an electronics engineer.
Rebecca Niles Peretz is a senior consultant with the Systems Thinking Collaborative. Since 1995, Rebecca has been coaching teams in the use of systems thinking to understand complex issues ranging from teacher absenteeism to employee retention to new drug discovery to economic growth in Nigeria. Rebecca has a master’s degree from MIT’s Sloan School of Management.