Thinking Complexity

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Finding an archetype at work in a complex situation

This exercise will help you practice identifyng and drawing a systemic structure using an appropriate archetype.
Cainiao Network, the logistics affiliate of Alibaba Group Holding recently received an investment of 1 billion yuan in anticipation of the surge in parcel delivery in China and to make up for its shortcomings in logistics compared to competitors. Can you see a systems archetype at work here? Wan you draw it?

Hint: You need to find a similar story. You can use the archetype tree from the previous unit as well as the document "10 archetypal systems structures" in the additional materials to help.

Maximum development

I think that Chinas front-end production has not get the maximum develoment, because the lack of foreing investment and some internal issues.

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