Alidad explains Open Systems Theory:

Alidad Hamidi is a consultant who helps guide organizations to their full potential. Alidad is an expert on self-management and offers training and consulting services that enable it. He is passionate about applying Open Systems Theory in service to achieving improved business outcomes through self-management, including faster time to market, better products, and happy customers. Alidad is located in Sydney Australia and you can connect with him on LinkedIn.

Additional Resources on OPEN SYSTEMS THEORY:

– Open Systems Theory – Linked In Group:

– OST informational community Website:

– Merrelyn Emery’s Website:


* Main source on Open Systems Theory but technically dense: 

“Searching: The theory and practice of making cultural change” 

Merrelyn Emery:

* This is an easier read:

The Search Conference: A Powerful Method for Planning Organizational Change and Community Action
Merrelyn Emery | Ronald Purser:

Other Good Resources:

Great presentations by my friend and colleague and OST community leader: 

Work Produce People – The Far Reaching Effects of Organisational Design – Trond Hjorteland:

Thriving in Complexity: