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Complexity Theory
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Complexity Management Overview

In this paper, we give a high-level overview of the domain of complexity management. We can understand complexity management as the application of complexity theory to the practice of management....

Generalizing Game Theory

Game theoretic concepts apply whenever the actions of several agents are interdependent. These agents may be individuals, groups, firms, or any combination of these. The concepts of game theory provide a language to formulate,...

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Towards A Knowledge Society

The information revolution of the past couple of decades has switched the flow of information and ideas from slow, linear and scarce to fast, networked and pervasive, giving rise to the potential...

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Complexity Economics An Overview

Complexity economics is a new approach to economic science that uses models from complexity theory to look at and model the economy as a complex adaptive system...

ManagementPapers

The Nature of Wicked Problems

With developed economies reaching the end of the process of industrialization we have witnessed the rise of new forms of highly complex challenges that have moved to the forefront of social concerns....

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Network Societies

The information revolution is often identified as the most profound driver of change in our world today enabling an ongoing disruptive transformation in the deep structure to our Industrial Age...

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Platform Society

The early days of the internet - when we were still imagining what the future information society might look like - have given way to the new reality of social platforms, as online digital...

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Distributed Organizations

The world is changing rapidly and the internet is fast entering a new technological era as web 2.0 gives way to an emerging set of blockchain technologies...

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Open Organizations

From communism to capitalism and virtually every kind of socio-economic system of organization in-between there has been the same underlining principle, that only formal closed institutions could...

ManagementPapers

Globalization A Changing Context

Globalization refers to a process of increased interconnectivity between people around the world. This interconnectivity creates greater interdependence, with this global interdependence then...

Complexity EconomicsPapers

Innovation Economies

There is a seed change in global innovation, from every corner a mandate for increasing creativity and innovation and we are hearing this in business we are hearing this in education we are...

Complexity EconomicsPapers

Platform Enterprises

With the rise of the services economy and information technology fundamentally new forces are at play in the global economy and this is giving birth to a new form of business organization called...

Engineered SystemsPapers

The Rise of Smart Systems

As a revolution in information technology unfolds at an extraordinary speed, science fiction appears to be becoming science fact. Within just a couple of short decades, we have gone from the PC...

Engineered SystemsPapers

Platform Technologies

With the rise of information technology and the ever-increasing complexity of our technology landscape, platforms have become the design paradigm of choice for today's complex engineered systems...

EnvironmentPapers

Inclusive Economy

Inclusivity is an inherent part of achieving sustainability. To be sustainable a system has to be open to and harness all of the resources available to it. To effectively manage a complex system...

EnvironmentPapers

Service Dematerialization

At the heart of the challenge of sustainable development is the challenge of decoupling economic growth from an increased demand for more resources; doing this is called decoupling...

EnvironmentPapers

Full Cost Economy

Full cost accounting refers to accounting for the complete cost or benefit of some product or service in terms of its social, economic and environmental impacts. It represents an expansion of our...

ManagementPapers

Economic Systems & Complexity

What is an economy? It is a surprisingly simple question that would leave many - even economists - a bit caught for words. Today we talk about economies in quite technical terms, with reference...

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Government As a Platform

We live in interesting times, one that is often contextualized as being a transition period as on the one hand our traditional industrial age systems of organization reach the end of their life...

ManagementPapers

Age of Transition

At the turn of the 21st century our global economy is in both a rapid and fundamental process of change. This change is most often understood as a transformation from an industrial form of...

EnvironmentPapers

Environmental Management

Within the course of just a few decades we have transitioned from being a small world on a big planet to being a big world on a small planet, an extraordinary transformation. A switch from making...