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Books Books 11 - 20 of about 47 related to Sociocybernetics: Complexity, Autopoiesis, and Observation of Social Systems.   

Realising Systems Thinking: Knowledge and Action in Management Science

John Mingers - Business & Economics - 2006 - 312 pages
This book deals with the contribution of a systems approach to a range of disciplines from philosophy and biology to social theory and management. It weaves together material ...
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The Performance of Social Systems: Perspectives and Problems

Francisco Parra-Luna - Business & Economics - 2000 - 397 pages
It can be said that the concept of performance of social systems is one of the most relevant, since all social systems - from the family, through the enterprise, to the Nation ...
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Social Science - 2013 - 256 pages
First published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
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Sociopolitical Ecology: Human Systems and Ecological Fields

Frederick L. Bates - Social Science - 1997 - 272 pages
Sociopolitical Ecology introduces the concept of `ecological field' to replace that of `ecosystem' and extends the boundaries of self-referential systems to a new, more complex ...
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Sociology and the New Systems Theory: Toward a Theoretical Synthesis

Kenneth D. Bailey - Social Science - 1994 - 372 pages
This book provides current information about the many recent contributions of social systems theory. While some sociologists feel that the systems age ended with functionalism ...
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Observing Complexity: Systems Theory and Postmodernity

William Rasch, Cary Wolfe - Science - 2000 - 308 pages
The rubric of systems theory brings together conceptual models and approaches in the sciences and social sciences that study complexity. It attempts to provide a coherent means ...
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The Emergence of Leadership: Linking Self-Organization and Ethics

Douglas Griffin - Business & Economics - 2003 - 240 pages
The second half of the twentieth century witnessed the emergence of the most complex global organizations ever known. Taking a complexity theory perspective, this book explores ...
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Chaos, Complexity, and Sociology: Myths, Models, and Theories

Raymond A. Eve, Sara Horsfall, Mary E. Lee - Social Science - 1997 - 328 pages
The authors of this volume provide a timely collection of articles which examine the emerging myths and theories surrounding the study of chaos and complexity. In the second ...
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The Evolution of Cognitive Maps: New Paradigms for the Twenty-first Century

Ervin Laszlo - Social Science - 1993 - 292 pages
Cognitive maps, mental representations which inform thought and action, are templates for human perception and behavior. Bringing together diverse disciplines--cognitive and ...
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