Managing Organizational Complexity

Managing Organizational Complexity

by Kurt Richardson
     
 

In introducing this first volume of a series exploring issues in managing complexity, Richardson (Institute for the Study of Coherence and Emergence) contends that no one has yet developed a reliable skill set for learning from the "noise" of complex systems. In 30 papers, multidisciplinary international contributors analyze complex organizations, characterized as…  See more details below

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In introducing this first volume of a series exploring issues in managing complexity, Richardson (Institute for the Study of Coherence and Emergence) contends that no one has yet developed a reliable skill set for learning from the "noise" of complex systems. In 30 papers, multidisciplinary international contributors analyze complex organizations, characterized as open systems with nonlinear relationships, from diverse paradigms including evolutionary philosophy and enterprise self-reproduction. Applications, illustrated in case studies, include group decision support systems and a transition strategy model. Not indexed. Annotation ©2005 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781593113193
Publisher:
Information Age Publishing, Inc.
Publication date:
03/01/2005
Series:
I.S.C.E. Book Series--Managing the Complex
Pages:
592
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 1.25(d)

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