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1 these four causes are labeled in the four quadrants of the relational holon. The cycle of causes enable structure (s) and function (f) epistemology. In the next section of this chapter, we will show its relation to PAR, which has essentially the same structure. ” Fig. ” 2 Systems Research Framework 27 Holarchical organization, like that found in fractals, is implied by the four sub- holons in each of the quadrants of the diagram. These sub-holons can replace each quadrant (either as internal sub-units or external super-units) at any level.
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A Guide to Systems Research: Philosophy, Processes and Practice by Mary C. Edson, Pamela Buckle Henning, Shankar Sankaran