How Many Grapes Went into the Wine: Stafford Beer on the Art and Science of Holistic Management / Edition 1

How Many Grapes Went into the Wine: Stafford Beer on the Art and Science of Holistic Management / Edition 1

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by Roger Harnden
     
 

ISBN-10: 0471942960

ISBN-13: 9780471942962

Pub. Date: 06/16/1994

Publisher: Wiley

A collected work of Stafford Beer's papers, some previously unpublished, spanning 35 years. Presents a coherent vision to guide strategy and manage change.  See more details below

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A collected work of Stafford Beer's papers, some previously unpublished, spanning 35 years. Presents a coherent vision to guide strategy and manage change.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471942962
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
06/16/1994
Series:
Series
Pages:
416
Product dimensions:
6.25(w) x 9.29(h) x 1.13(d)

Table of Contents

Partial table of contents:

Holism and the Frou-Frou Slander.

BEGINNINGS: INTERDISCIPLINARY APPLICATION OF OPERATIONAL RESEARCH TO TANGIBLE PROBLEMS.

A Technique for Standardizing Massed Batteries of Control Charts.

The Mechanical Simulation of Stochastic Flow.

The Impact of Cybernetics on the Concept of Industrial Organization.

CYBERNETICS: A NEW WORLD VIEW.

The World, the Flesh and the Metal: 1964 Stephenson Lecture.

Towards the Cybernetic Factory.

COMPLEXITY IN HUMAN AND SOCIAL AFFAIRS.

Cybernetics of National Development: The Zaheer Foundation Lecture, New Delhi, India.

Death Is Equifinal: Eighth Annual Ludwig von Bertalanffy Memorial Lecture.

Indexes.

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