ISBN-10:
1593113188
ISBN-13:
9781593113186
Pub. Date:
03/01/2005
Publisher:
Information Age Publishing, Inc.
Managing Organizational Complexity

Managing Organizational Complexity

by Kurt Richardson

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Managing Organizational Complexity

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

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ISBN-13: 9781593113186
Publisher: Information Age Publishing, Inc.
Publication date: 03/01/2005
Series: I.S.C.E. Book Series--Managing the Complex
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 592
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 1.20(d)

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The wide range of authors contributing to this book makes it an excellent introduction to the study of the field of complexity. The multiple perspectives combine to show the positive and negative aspects of different approaches and theories. In addition, the papers included here are individually referenced - which makes it a treasure trove of information for someone who is interested in this exciting field.