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Slide Presentation of the 2007 Annual Meeting of AHRQ

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Conceptual framework: Differences

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  • Adaptability
    • How does system deal with change
      • Natural systems evolved
        • No spontaneous change of defining parameters
        • Adaptation as a result of unstable previous states, to meet the changing demands placed upon by environment
      • Technical systems
        • Intentional design and manufacturing to provide solution to a specific, practical problem
        • Suitable to perform a number of specific tasks

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