Some Important Events to the Rise of GST:
In 1954 the International Society for General Systems Theory (later become the International Society for Systems Science, ISSS) was founded (Presidents of ISSS have been selected from economics, political science, engineering, information systems, cybernetics, medicine, biology, education,, management science, etc. To name some of them: Kenneth Boulding, W.Ross Ashby, Stafford Beer, James Miller, Peter Checkland, Russell L Ackoff, C.West Churchman)
In 1948 Norbert Wiener defined the ”Cybernetics” in his book <Cybernetics or control and communication in the Animal and the Machine>, later, Shannon developed a theoretical and mathematical theory about communication theory.
Operation Research (OR) first emerged during 1939-1945 the second world war by E.C. Williams in England
Chapter 1: The History of GST