The Design of Inquiring Systems was first developed by C. West Churchman, and has been continued through the work of Ian Mitroff. @Robert_Best asked about a comment today, on the Tech call.
Some of my blogging is at … “The Meta-design of Dialogues as Inquiring Systems” | 2012 at http://coevolving.com/blogs/index.php/archive/the-meta-design-of-dialogues-as-inquiring-systems/
More recent is “Inquiring systems and asking the right question | Mitroff and Linstone (1993)” | 2019 at http://coevolving.com/blogs/index.php/archive/inquiring-systems-and-asking-the-right-question/
Reposted from a thread at https://chat.diglife.coop/openlearning/channels/systems-thinking on a thread around May 29, 2019.