Cybernetics and Systems Theory in Management: Tools, Views, and Advancements: Tools, Views, and Advancements
Wallis, Steven E.
IGI Global, Dec 31, 2009 - Computers - 400 pages
As management theory is critical to understanding decision-making and formal leadership in organizations, comprehension of their creation, structure, and application greatly benefits and furthers the development of management systems.
Cybernetics and Systems Theory in Management: Tools, Views, and Advancements provides new models and insights into how to develop, test, and apply more effective decision-making and ethical practices in an organizational setting. This critical mass of sought after knowledge with expert international contributions presents a cornerstone publication inspiring new directions of research and theory building.
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Toward a Theory Guided Field of Practice
Leaders Decisions and theNeuroKnowledge System
Exploring the Implicationsof Complexity Thinkingfor the Management ofComplex Organizations
Decision Integrity andSecond Order Cybernetics
Manage the Real ComplexSystem Not its Model
Applying an Innovative IndustryAcademicCollaborative Case Study Approachin Systemic Management Research
Implementing AdvancedManufacturing Technology
A Relational Approach
A Metaphor for PostNormal Science
Evolution of Novelty from aCybernetic Perspective
Management and Structure
A System Approach toDescribing Analysing andControl of the Behaviourof Agents in MAS
Identification and ResponsePrediction of Switching DynamicSystems Using Interval Analysis
Selection of the Best Subsetof Variables in Regressionand Time Series Models
Compilation of References
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