PRSM Examples

This page shows examples of the use of PRSM in a range of projects and for a variety of purposes.

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Factors influencing air quality

Adapted from a participatory system mapping workshop organised by the SysRisk project.

Theory of change: an example

Adapted from James Noble (2019) Theory of Change in Ten Steps , NPC . It shows how PRSM can be used to construct graphical Theories of Change.


A mindmap to explain a 'tritone', a musical interval composed of three adjacent whole tones (six semitones).

The impact of creating a Clean Air Zone (CAZ) in an urban area

A system map created by a group of stakeholders in a one hour workshop.