Systems Intelligence Publications
and Writings



Original introduction of the concept of Systems Intelligence

Esa Saarinen and Raimo P. Hämäläinen (2004): Connecting Engineering Thinking with Human Sensitivity. In Systems Intelligence 2004, p 9-37.

Publications

S. Jumisko-Pyykkö, J. Törmänen, K. Vänni, R.P. Hämäläinen and E.Saarinen (2022): Systems Intelligence, Perceived Performance and Wellbeing, Human Factors, Business Management and Society, vol 56, pp. 55-63. Awarded Best Paper at AHFE 2022, New York. (View at publisher)

J.T. Harviainen and R. Melkko (2022): Organizational information creation through a design game: A sensemaking perspective, Library & Information Science Research, vol 44, issue 3. (Open Access)

R.P. Hämäläinen, K. Kumpulainen, J.T. Harviainen and E. Saarinen (2022): Design Gaming for Learning Systems Intelligence in Socio‐Emotional Systems, Systems Research and Behavioral Science, 2022;39:163-167. (View at Publisher)

J. Törmänen, R. P. Hämäläinen, E. Saarinen (2021): Perceived Systems Intelligence and Performance in Organizations, The Learning Organization, advanced online publication. (Open Access)

J. Törmänen, R. P. Hämäläinen, E. Saarinen (2021): On the systems intelligence of a learning organization: Introducing a new measure, Human Resource Development Quarterly, advanced online publication. (Open Access)

S. Jumisko-Pyykkö, T. Viita-aho, E. Tiilikainen and E. Saarinen (2021): Towards Systems Intelligent Approach in Empathic Design, Academic Mindtrek 2021 (Mindtrek ’21), June 01–03, 2021, Tampere/Virtual, Finland.

J. T. Harviainen, R. Hämäläinen and E. Saarinen (2018): System intelligence as an organizational approach for service designers, TOUCHPOINT: THE JOURNAL OF SERVICE DESIGN, 12(2), 16–29

R.P. Hämäläinen, E. Saarinen and J. Törmänen (2018): Systems Intelligence - A Core Competence for Next Generation Engineers?, Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Teaching, Assessment and Learning for Engineering (TALE), pp. 641-644 (View at publisher) (Slides)

K. P. Keeney and Y. Jung (2018): Global Arts Leadership: An Exploration of Professional Standards and Demands in Arts Management, The Journal of Arts Management, Law, and Society, 48(4), 227–242.

Y. Sasaki, J. Zelaya, N. Uchihara (2018): Systems Intelligence and Organizational Knowledge Creation, Proceedings of PICMET '18 Conference.

P. Lappalainen (2017): Stirring up Engineers’ Systems Intelligence: A Case Study of Life-Philosophical Pedagogy, International Journal of Engineering Pedagogy, vol 7, issue 3, pp. 61-72.

Yasuo Sasaki (2017): A Note on Systems Intelligence in Knowledge Management, The Learning Organization, vol 24, issue 4, pp.236-244.

J. Törmänen, R.P. Hämäläinen and E. Saarinen (2016): Systems Intelligence Inventory, The Learning Organization, vol 23, issue 4, pp. 218-231. (Slides) (Final Accepted Manuscript).

Esa Saarinen (2015): Life-Philosophical Lecturing as a Systems-Intelligent Technology, Journal of Philosophical Research

Jari Lyytimäki (2015): Avoiding overly bright future: The systems intelligence perspective on the management of light pollution, Environmental Development, vol 16, pp. 4-14.

Raimo P. Hämäläinen, Rachel Jones, Esa Saarinen(2014): Being Better Better - Living with Systems Intelligence, Aalto University Publication Series. Crossover 4/2014.

Yasuo Sasaki (2014): Systems Intelligence in Knowledge Management Implementation: A Momentum of the SECI Model, Proceedings of the 15th International Symposium on Knowledge and Systems Science (KSS 2014), 69-74

Raimo P. Hämäläinen and Esa Saarinen (2014): Systems Intelligence, Björn Wahlström and Martin Ollus (eds.): Systeemiteoria ennen ja nyt - systeemit muuttuvassa maailmassa, Hans Blomberg - seminaari, 13-14.5.2013, Brändö, Ahvenanmaa. Systems Analysis Laboratory, Aalto University Publication Series, Science + Technology 6 / 2014, pp. 65-72. (in Finnish)

Esa Saarinen and Tuuli Lehti (2014): Inducing Mindfulness Through Life-Philosophical Lecturing, The Wiley Blackwell Handbook of Mindfulness, p 1105-1131.

Yasuo Sasaki, Raimo P. Hämäläinen and Esa Saarinen (2014): Modeling Systems of Holding Back as Hypergames and Its Connection with Systems Intelligence, Systems Research and Behavioral Science, Vol. 32, Issue 6, pp. 563-743.

Rachel Jones and Raimo P. Hämäläinen (2013): Esa Saarinen and Systems Intelligence, Elämän filosofi, p 163-171.

Jaana Mäkelä (2013): Customizing a maturity model for the evaluation of the development of shared situational awareness and the utilization of spatial information Doctoral dissertation, Aalto University.

Raimo P. Hämäläinen, Jukka Luoma and Esa Saarinen (2013): On the importance of behavioral operations research: The case of understanding and communicating about dynamic systems, European Journal of Operational Research, Vol. 228, Issue 3, p 623-634.

Esa Saarinen (2013): Kindness to Babies and Other Radical Ideas - Rorty's Anti-Cynical Philosophy, From Pragmatist Philosophy to Cultural Politics, Chapter 9, p 145-164.

Frank Martela and Esa Saarinen (2013): The Systems Metaphor in Therapy Discourse: Introducing Systems Intelligence, Psychoanalytic Dialogues, 23, p 79-100.

Rachel Jones and Jim Corner (2012): Stages and Dimensions of Systems intelligence, Systems Research and Behavioral Science, Vol. 29, p 30-45.

Sanna Kivijärvi (2012): Project Disabled People as Musicians: A Systemic Approach, Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences, Vol. 45, p 416-427.

R. Jones, J. Corner and R.P. Hämäläinen (2011): Systems Intelligence as a Lens for Managing Personal Knowledge: Personal Knowledge Management, Individual, Organizational and Social Perspectives, Edited by David J. Pauleen and Gary E. Gorman, Chapter 5, pp. 79-98. ISBN: 978-0-566-08892-6

Jukka Luoma, Raimo P. Hämäläinen, and Esa Saarinen (2011): Acting with systems intelligence: Integrating complex responsive processes with the systems perspective, The Journal of the Operational Research Society, 62, p 3-11.

Esa Saarinen (2008): Philosophy for Managers: Reflections of a Practitioner, Philosophy of Management, Vol. 7, Supplement 2008 (Reprinted in Systems Intelligence - A New Lens on Human Engagement and Action, 2008)

Esa Saarinen (2008): Philosophy in the 21st Century: Socratic Philosophy That Matters and Engages With People, International Academy of Philosophy, News and Views, no. 20.

Raimo P. Hämäläinen and Esa Saarinen (2008): Systems Intelligence - The Way Forward? A Note On Ackoff's "Why Few Organizations Adopt Systems Thinking", Systems Research and Behavioral Science, Volume 25, Issue 6, p 821-825.

Jukka Luoma, Raimo P. Hämäläinen, and Esa Saarinen (2008): Perspectives on Team Dynamics: Meta Learning and Systems Intelligence, Systems Research and Behavioral Science, Volume 25, Issue 6, p 757-767.

Esa Saarinen, Raimo P. Hämäläinen, Mikko Martela, and Jukka Luoma (2008): Systems Intelligence Thinking as Engineering Philosophy, Extended Abstract, 29 August 2008.

Ilkka Leppänen, Raimo P. Hämäläinen, and Esa Saarinen (2007): Intentions and Systems Intelligence: Prospects for Complexity Research, Manuscript, 28 September 2007.

Raimo P. Hämäläinen and Esa Saarinen (2006): Systems Intelligence: A Key Competence in Human Action and Organizational Life, Reflections: The SoL Journal, Volume 7, Number 4, 2006.

Sebastian Slotte (2006): Systems Sensitive Dialogue Intervention, Systems Research and Behavioral Science, Volume 23, Number 6, pp. 793-802.

R.P. Hämäläinen and E. Saarinen (2006): Systems Intelligence: a Key Competence for Organizational Life, Reflections: The SoL Journal, vol. 7, no. 4, 2006, pp. 17–28. 1

Edited volumes

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Frank Martela, Lauri Järvilehto, Peter Kenttä, and Jaakko Korhonen, eds. (2013): Elämän filosofi, Aalto University Publication Series. Crossover 7/2013.

Raimo P. Hämäläinen and Esa Saarinen, eds. (2010): Essays on Systems Intelligence, Espoo: Systems Analysis Laboratory, Aalto University, School of Engineering and Technology.

Raimo P. Hämäläinen and Esa Saarinen, eds. (2008): Systems Intelligence – A New Lens on Human Engagement and Action, Espoo: Systems Analysis Laboratory, Helsinki University of Technology.

Raimo P. Hämäläinen and Esa Saarinen, eds. (2007): Systems Intelligence in Leadership and Everyday Life, Espoo: Systems Analysis Laboratory, Helsinki University of Technology.

Raimo P. Hämäläinen and Esa Saarinen, eds. (2004a): Systems Intelligence - Discovering a Hidden Competence in Human Action and Organizational Life, Helsinki University of Technology, Systems Analysis Laboratory, Research Reports A88, October 2004.

In Finnish:

Raimo P. Hämäläinen and Esa Saarinen, eds. (2006): Systeemiäly 2006 (in Finnish), Helsinki University of Technology, Systems Analysis Laboratory, Research Reports B26, June 2006.

Raimo P. Hämäläinen and Esa Saarinen, eds. (2005): Systeemiäly 2005 (in Finnish), Helsinki University of Technology, Systems Analysis Laboratory, Research Reports B25, May 2005.

Raimo P. Hämäläinen and Esa Saarinen, eds. (2004b): Systeemiäly - Näkökulmia vuorovaikutukseen ja kokonaisuuksien hallintaan (in Finnish), Helsinki University of Technology, Systems Analysis Laboratory, Research Reports B24, August 2004.

T. Bäckström, V. Brummer, T. Kling and P. Siitonen, eds. (2003): Systeemiäly! (in Finnish), Helsinki University of Technology, Systems Analysis Laboratory Research Reports, B23, April 2003.

Presentations

J. Törmänen (2022): Systems Thinking & Systems Intelligence (.pdf), Startup Philosophy, Aalto University, March 29, 2022.

R.P. Hämäläinen, E. Saarinen and J. Törmänen (2021): Systems Intelligence in Engineering Management (Video), IEEE International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management (IEEM), December 12, 2021. Singapore/Virtual.

R.P. Hämäläinen (2019): From Systems Thinking to Systems Intelligence – Foregrounding Human Behaviour in the Operations Research Profession (.pptx), Keynote presentation in 19th International Conference on Group Decision and Negotiation, Loughborough, UK

R.P. Hämäläinen, K. Virtanen and H. Mansikka (2018): Systems intelligence and Situational Awareness (.pptx), Air Power Conference 2018, Finnish National Defence University

R.P. Hämäläinen, E. Saarinen and J. Törmänen (2018): Systems Intelligence - A Core Competence for Next Generation Engineers? (.pptx), Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Teaching, Assessment and Learning for Engineering (TALE)

R.P. Hämäläinen (2017): From Systems Thinking to Systems Intelligence – Bringing human behaviour in-to the focus and Systems Intelligence in group decision making (.pptx), Tamkang University, Taiwan, 13.10.2017

Esa Saarinen (2016): Systems Intelligence (.pptx), Aalto University, October 20, 2016.

J. Törmänen, R.P. Hämäläinen and E. Saarinen (2016): Systems Intelligence Inventory (.pdf)

Teemu Tiinanen, Juha Törmänen, Raimo P. Hämäläinen and Esa Saarinen (2015): PoSITeams - Positive Systems Intelligent Teams, an Agent Based Simulator for Studying Group Behaviour (.pptx | link to PoSITeams simulator), 59th Meeting of the International Society for the Systems Sciences, August 2-7, 2015 Berlin, Germany.

Teemu Tiinanen, Juha Törmänen, Raimo P. Hämäläinen and Esa Saarinen (2015): PoSITeams - Positive Systems Intelligent Teams, an Agent Based Simulator for Studying Group Behaviour (.pdf | link to PoSITeams simulator), International Conference on Computational Social Science, June 8-11, 2015 Helsinki, Finland.

Juha Törmänen, Raimo P. Hämäläinen and Esa Saarinen (2014): PoSITeams - Positive Systems Intelligent Teams, an Agent Based Simulator for Studying Group Behaviour (.pdf), IFORS 2014 Conference, July 14-15, 2014 Barcelona, Spain.

Yasuo Sasaki (2013): Hypergames and Systems Intelligence (.pdf), Seminar presentation at the Systems Analysis Laboratory, September 27, 2013.

Raimo P. Hämäläinen and Esa Saarinen (2013): Systems Intelligence (.pdf | .ppt), The Interactive Brain -seminar in Uunisaari, September 19, 2013.

Juha Törmänen, Raimo P. Hämäläinen and Esa Saarinen (2013): Systems Intelligence Inventory Mykolas Romeris University Research Days 2013: Social Innovations: Theoretical and Practical Insights (.pdf), October 10-11, 2013 Vilnius, Lithuania.

Rachel Jones and Jim Corner (2013): A Photo Elicitation of Systemic Perception (.ppt). Mykolas Romeris University Research Days 2013: Social Innovations: Theoretical and Practical Insights, October 10-11, 2013, Vilnius, Lithuania.

Juha Törmänen (2012): Positiivisen psykologian vuorovaikutusmalli (.pdf), Bachelor's seminar presentation at the Systems Analysis Laboratory, May 9, 2011.

John F. Rauthmann (2010): Psychological Aspects and Measurement of Systems Intelligence (.ppt), Presentation at the Systems Analysis Laboratory, May 23, 2010.

Raimo P. Hämäläinen (2008): Systems Intelligence for Life Cycle Management - Shifting Focus from Products to People (.ppt), Presentation at The 4th International Conference on Life Cycle Management (LCM 2009) , Claremont, Cape Town, South Africa, 6 - 9 September, 2009.

Esa Saarinen, Mikko Martela, Raimo P. Hämäläinen, and Jukka Luoma (2008): Systems Intelligence Thinking as Engineering Philosophy ( .pdf | .ppt), Presentation at Workshop on Philosophy and Engineering, The Royal Academy of Engineering, London, 10 November.

Jukka Luoma, Raimo P. Hämäläinen, and Esa Saarinen (2008): Acting with systems thinking: complex responsive processes and systems intelligence (.pdf | .ppt), The Operational Research Society Annual Conference (OR50), York, UK, 9 - 11 September, 2008.

Raimo P. Hämäläinen and Esa Saarinen(2008): Systems Intelligence in Decision and Negotiation support (.pdf | .ppt), 19th International Conference on Multiple Criteria Decision Making - MCDM for Sustainable Energy and Transportation Systems, The University of Auckland 7 - 12 January 2008, Auckland, New Zealand.

Ilkka Leppänen and Jukka Luoma (2007): Systems Intelligence: An Outline (.pdf | .ppt), Presentation at Center for Research on Environmental Decisions, Columbia University, New York, 2 November.

Ilkka Leppänen (2007): Intentions and Systems Intelligence: Prospects for Complexity Research (.pdf | .ppt), 7th International Conference of Complex Systems, October 28 - November 2, Boston, MA

Jukka Luoma (2007): Coping with Complexity: Systems Thinking, Complex Responsive Processes, and Systems Intelligence (.pdf | .ppt), 7th International Conference of Complex Systems, October 28 - November 2, Boston, MA

Esa Saarinen and Raimo P. Hämäläinen (2006): Systems Intelligence (.pdf | .ppt), Slides, 2006.

Esa Saarinen and Raimo P. Hämäläinen (2005a): Systems Intelligence (.pdf | .ppt), Workshop at MIT, 5 December 2005.

Esa Saarinen and Raimo P. Hämäläinen (2005b): Systems Intelligence (.pdf | .ppt), Slides, 2005.

Esa Saarinen and Raimo P. Hämäläinen (2004): Systems Intelligence, Poster, 2004.

Theses and Student projects

Juha Törmänen (2021): Systems Intelligence – Measurement and Modelling, Doctoral dissertation, 2021. (Shareable electronic version with final versions of the articles)

Kaisa Vainio (2020): Miten systeemiälynäkökulma näkyy Sopimusvuori ry:n Klubitaloissa?, Master's Thesis, 2020.

Anna Nousiainen (2018): Humanizing Workplaces - HR executives’ role in fostering systems intelligence in forerunning companies, Master's Thesis, 2018.
HENRY – the Finnish Association for Human Resource Management awarded Anna´s thesis the title : The best HR Masters Thesis in Finland in 2018.

Kata-Riikka Kumpulainen (2017): Systeemiälystä sitoutuneisuuteen - Systeemiälykäs varhaiskasvattaja lasten sitoutuneisuuden lisääjänä, Master's Thesis, 2017.

Oili Ilkka (2017): Systeemiälykkyys työyhteisön vuorovaikutuksessa ja osana työhyvinvointia, Master's Thesis, 2017.

Tapio Hautamäki (2015): Systems Intelligence and Team Performance, Bachelor's Thesis, 25 November, 2015.

Teemu Tiinanen (2015): An Agent-Based Simulator to Support Systems Intelligent Behaviour in Organizations, Master's Thesis, 25 May, 2015.

Topi Jokinen (2015): Systeemiäly myyntityössä, Master's Thesis, 23 March, 2015.

Opiskelijatöitä, Erityispedagogiikka - Ammatillinen kehitys -kurssi, Helsingin yliopisto, 2014.

Peter Torniainen (2014): Systeemiälykkyys inhimillisessä toiminnassa, Master's Thesis, 2014.

Heikka Valja (2013): Imagotyötä muuttuvassa yliopistossa, Master's Thesis, 2013.

Juha Törmänen (2012): Systems Intelligence Inventory, Master's Thesis, 10 February, 2012.

Jukka Luoma (2009): Systems Intelligence in the Process of Systems Thinking, Master's Thesis, 26 May, 2009.

Reetta-Johanna Ranne (2007): Manifestations of the Implicitness of Systems Intelligence in Leadership, Independent Research Project in Applied Mathematics, 2007.

Ilkka Leppänen (2007): Cooperation and Systems Intelligence: Locating Pareto-Solutions Using Intention Announcements, Independent Research Project in Applied Mathematics, 2007.

Jukka Luoma (2006): Perspectives on Team Dynamics: Meta Learning and Systems Intelligence, Independent Research Project in Applied Mathematics, 2006.

Martin Westerlund (2005): Theory of Constraints Revisited - Leveraging Teamwork by Systems Intelligence, Independent Research Project in Applied Mathematics, 2005.


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