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Speaking of Complexity in Management Theory and Practice
This paper describes a complexity perspective on organizational life by drawing on three distinctive sources. First, we describe the way different natural scientists talk of their work in simulating complex dynamical ...
Governance and Cooperative Networks : An Adaptive Systems Perspective
The Governance debate is usually couched in terms of the efficacy of formal structures to ensure a degree of cooperation sufficient to bring about order in human affairs. It is assumed that intended global outcomes for a ...
Emerging Strategies for a Chaotic Environment
The possibility that any member of a system can foresee its future depends upon the dynamical properties of the system. Today's predominant management view is that ‘human agents’ in an organisation can foresee the future ...
Management and the Science of Complexity
The Science of Complexity : An Alternative Perspective for Strategic Change Processes
The two perspectives of strategy process most firmly established in the literature—strategic choice and ecology—assume the same about system dynamics: negative feedback processes driving successful systems (individual ...
Strategy as order emerging from chaos
Scientists are developing revolutionary new ways of understanding how nature functions. They have recently discovered that systems in nature (for example, a gas) are capable of endless variety because their dynamics are ...