Different languages and different cultures have different views of systems.
UNESCO has produced a multi perspective approach to sustainable development education.
Gregory Bateson in Sacred Unity, Chapter 24 “A Systems Approach” Page 260
“A system, after all, is any unit containing feedback structure and therefore competent to process information. There are ecological systems, social systems, and the individual organism plus the environment with which it interacts is itself a system in this technical sense. The circumstance that the family as a unit came to be thought of as a system must lead back inevitably, I believe, to considering the individual as a system.”