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Artemis Executive Coaching & Consulting is a consultancy firm specialising in professional coaching for managers, directors, teams and organisations. Its mission is to support the key roles in the company in developing their own models of excellence and implementing their individual and collective transformation projects to achieve long-term performance.

Whether it is applied to developing managerial or interpersonal skills, improving collective performance, questioning the leader's strategic approach or supporting organisational change, our added value is based on an in-depth knowledge of the business world and its roles and organisations and all the strategic and human elements of change management and support, together with a resolutely systemic approach to coaching.

In a complex and constantly changing world and a context of crisis and uncertainty, where the slightest change in the most insignificant element of a system has repercussions for the whole, only a holistic approach can enable us to understand all the elements and their mutual interactions, decipher their relationships with the system in its entirety, decode complex situations and make individual and collective transitions easier.

The systemic approach

Unlike a Cartesian vision and the dissections, divisions and decompositions of mechanical determinism, systemic logic links, associates, assembles and considers the elements of a whole system in their interactions with each other, with the system and with the surroundings.

Similarly, unlike the analytical approach, which considers the individuals or the separate elements of a system as the basis for understanding the whole, the systemic approach aims to decode the interactions and the successive adaptations of the system's components (which all contribute to the same goal) in order to understand it in its entirety and its complexity.

The systemic approach proposes principles inherent in any system, independently of the nature of its constituent elements and the relationships between them. These principles, inspired by cybernetics and thermodynamics, introduce a number of invariant properties such as feedback, interdependence, finality and homeostasis and constitute the fundamentals of the systemic approach to transformation in human systems: families, companies, teams, associations, groups.

In a complex and unpredictable world, the systemic approach favours the development and implementation of shared visions, objectives and transformations. More generally, it constitutes a precious aid to decision-making.

Analytical approach Systemic approach
Isolates : concentrates on the elements. Links : concentrates on the interactions between elements.
Considers the nature of interactions. Considers the effects of interactions.
Relies on precise details. Relies on global perception.
Modifies one variable at a time. Modifies groups of variables simultaneously.
Independent of the long term: the phenomena considered are reversible. Incorporates the long term and irreversibility.
Facts are validated by experimental proof within the framework of a theory. Facts are validated by comparing the model with reality.
Models are precise and detailed but difficult to use in action. Models are not rigorous enough to use as a basis for knowledge, but can be used in action and decision-making.
Effective approach when interactions are linear and weak. Effective approach when interactions are non-linear and strong.
Leads to learning within a discipline. Leads to multidisciplinary learning.
Leads to action planned in detail. Leads to action based on objectives.
Knowledge of details with poorly-defined goals. Knowledge of goals with vague details.