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Network Analysis, Creative System Modelling and Decision Support: The NetSyMoD Approach

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  • Carlo Giupponi

    (Universita' degli Studi di Milano)

  • R. Camera

    (Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei)

  • A. Fassio

    (Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei)

  • A. Lasut

    (Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei)

  • J. Mysiak

    (Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei)

  • A. Sgobbi

    (Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei)

Abstract

This paper presents the NetSyMoD approach – where NetSyMod stands for Network Analysis – Creative System Modelling – Decision Support. It represents the outcome of several years of research at FEEM in the field of natural resources management, environmental evaluation and decision-making, within the Natural Resources Management Research Programme. NetSyMoD is a flexible and comprehensive methodological framework, which uses a suite of support tools, aimed at facilitating the involvement of stakeholders or experts in decision-making processes. The main phases envisaged for the process are: (i) the identification of relevant actors, (ii) the analysis of social networks, (iii) the creative system modelling and modelling of the reality being considered (i.e. the local socio-economic and environmental system), and (iv) the analysis of alternative options available for the management of the specific case (e.g. alternative projects, plans, strategies). The strategies for participation are necessarily context-dependent, and thus not all the NetSyMod phases may be needed in every application. Furthermore, the practical solutions for their implementation may significantly differ from one case to another, depending not only on the context, but also on the available resources (human and financial). The various applications of NetSyMoD have nonetheless in common the same approach for problem analysis and communication within a group of actors, based upon the use of creative thinking techniques, the formalisation of human-environment relationships through the DPSIR framework, and the use of multi-criteria analysis through the mDSS software.

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Paper provided by Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei in its series Working Papers with number 2006.46.

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Keywords: Social Network; Integrated Analysis; Participatory Modelling; Decision Support;

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  1. Giulia Fiorese & Michela Catenacci & Valentina Bosetti & Elena Verdolini, 2013. "The Power of Biomass: Experts Disclose the Potential for Success of Bioenergy Technologies," Working Papers, Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei 2013.18, Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei.

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