Mental Models and Maps

by Mel Hensey, P.E., (F.ASCE), Management Consulting Engineer; Maineville, OH,


Each of us has a unique mental model or map of how the particular parts of the world behave or ought to behave. These particular parts might include: the realm of business, the realm of religion, the realms of child rearing or marriage, the realms of government and politics, even the realm of health. This chapter discusses mental models and maps.


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