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The SAGE handbook of complexity and management / edited by Peter Allen, Steve Maguire and Bill McKelvey.

London : SAGE Publications Ltd, 2011.

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  • Title:
    The SAGE handbook of complexity and management / edited by Peter Allen, Steve Maguire and Bill McKelvey.
  • Contributor: Peter Allen 1937-;
    Steve Maguire;
    Bill McKelvey
  • Other Titles: Variant Title: Handbook of complexity and management
  • Subjects: Management -- Philosophy; Complexity (Philosophy);
    Dewey: 658.001
  • Rights: Terms governing use: Copyright.
    Access restrictions: NON_PRINT_LEGAL_DEPOSIT
  • Publication Details: London : SAGE Publications Ltd, 2011.
  • Language: English
  • Description: Contents: Introduction - Peter Allen, Steve Maguire and Bill McKelvey
    PART ONE: FOUNDATIONS
    Key Concepts
    Complexity and Systems Thinking - Yasmin Merali and Peter Allen
    Complexity Science and Organization - Raymond-Alain Thietart and Bérnard Forgues
    Emergence in Complex Systems - Jeffrey Goldstein
    Constructing and Appreciating Complexity - Steve Maguire
    Thoughts on Complexity and Computational Models - Michael J.

    Contents: Prietula
    Epistemological Perspectives and Considerations
    A Scientific Realist Epistemology for Complexity Science - Bill McKelvey
    Exploring Organizational Effectiveness: The Value of Complex Realism as a Frame of Reference and Systematic Comparison as a Method - David Byrne
    Complexity,

    Contents: Post-Structuralism and Organization - Paul Cilliers
    Causality and Explanation - Alicia Juarrero
    Complexity and Limits to Knowledge: The Importance of Uncertainty - Peter Allen and Jean Boulton
    Complex Thinking: Towards an Oblique Strategy for Dealing with the Complex - Robert Chia
    Methodological Implications and Tools
    Applications of Kauffman's Co-Evolutionary NKCS Model to Management and Organization Studies - Richard Vigden and Larry Bull
    Using Genetic Algorithms to Model Strategic Interaction - William Martin Tracy
    Organizing at the Edge of Chaos: Insights from Action Research - Donald Maclean and Robert Macintosh
    From Skew Distributions to Power-Law Science - Pierpaolo Andriani and Bill McKelvey
    PART TWO: APPLICATIONS
    Complexity and Organizing
    Complexity and Organization-Environment Relations: Revisiting Ashby's Law of Requisite Variety - Max Boisot and Bill McKelvey
    The Complexity of Industrial Ecosystems:

    Contents: Classification and Computational Modelling - James Baldwin
    Complexity and the Dynamics of Organizational Change - Glenda H. Eoyang
    Complex Thought, Simple Talk: An Ecological Approach to Language-Based Change in Organizations - John Shotter and Haridimos Tsoukas
    Organizational Learning and Complexity Science: Exploring the Joint Potential - Eve Mitleton-Kelly and Ben Ramalingam
    Complexity and Management: A Pluralistic View - Kurt A. Richardson
    Complexity and Managing
    Implications of Complexity Science for the Study of Leadership - Russ Marion and Mary Uhl-Bien
    A Complexity Perspective on Strategic Human Resource Management - Barry A. Colbert and Elizabeth C. Kurucz
    Complexity and the Rise of Distributed Control in Operations Management - Arash Azadegan and Kevin J.

    Contents: Dooley
    Knowledge Management and Complexity - Max Boisot
    Complexity and Innovation - Pierpaolo Andriani
    Complexity Science Contributions to the Field of Entrepreneurship - Benyamin B. Lichtenstein
    Complexity and Competitive Advantage - Oliver Baumann and Nicolaj Siggelkow
    Complexity Theory and Corporate Strategy - Kathleen M. Eisenhardt and Henning Piezunka
    More than a Metaphor: Complexity and the New Rules of Management - James K. Hazy
    PART THREE: INTERFACES
    Non-Linear Dynamical Systems Applications to Psychology and Management - Stephen J. Guastello
    The Value in Between: Organizations as Adapting and Evolving Networks - Ce[ac]sar A. Hidalgo
    The Use of Complexity for Policy Exploration - Steven Bankes
    Complexity, Habits and Evolution - Geoffrey M. Hodgson
    Economics Management and Complex Systems - Paul Ormerod
    How Complexity Science Is Transforming Health Care - Brenda Zimmerman

  • Identifier: ISBN 9781446209745 (PDF); ISBN 1446209741 (PDF); BNB GBB6G1559; System number: 017422421
  • Notes: Collection subset: Management and Business Studies
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (672 pages).
  • Shelfmark(s): General Reference Collection DRT ELD.DS.14797
  • UIN: BLL01017422421

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