Organizational Systematics--taxonomy, Evolution, Classification

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University of California Press, 1982 - Social Science - 511 pages
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Bill McKelvey received his Ph.D. from MIT in 1967 and is currently Professor of Strategic Organizing and Complexity Science at the UCLA. His book, Organizational Systematics" (1982) remains the definitive treatment of organizational evolution and taxonomy. In 1997 he became Director of the Center for Rescuing Strategy and Organization Science (SOS). He was a founder of UCLA s Center for Human Complex Systems & Computational Social Science. Recently McKelvey co-edited Variations in Organization Science" (1999) and a special issue of the journal, Emergence". Forthcoming book is: "Complexity Dynamics in Organizations: Applications of Order-Creation Science" (Cambridge University Press).

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