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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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Philosophical Issues In Information Systems

R L Winder, S K Probert, I. A. Beeson - Computers - 1997 - 272 pages
This ground-breaking book represents the work of a variety of researchers in information systems that share a common concern to use philosophical approaches to help solve ...
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How Nature Speaks: The Dynamics of the Human Ecological Condition

Yrjo Haila, Chuck Dyke - Social Science - 2006 - 344 pages
How Nature Speaks illustrates the convergence of complexity theory in the biophysical and social sciences and the implications of the science of complexity for environmental ...
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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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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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Knowledge Production in Organizations: A Processual Autopoietic View

Kaj U. Koskinen - Business & Economics - 2013 - 172 pages
The systemic view provides a basic approach through which people may advance their understanding of knowledge production in organizations. One of the most important ...
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Emergence and Embodiment: New Essays on Second-Order Systems Theory

Bruce Clarke, Mark B. N. Hansen - Science - 2009 - 294 pages
Emerging in the 1940s, the first cybernetics—the study of communication and control systems—was mainstreamed under the names artificial intelligence and computer science and ...
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A Complexity Theory for Public Policy

Göktuğ Morçöl - Political Science - 2013 - 324 pages
Complexity theory has become popular in the natural and social sciences over the last few decades as a result of the advancements in our understanding of the complexities in ...
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Organizations: Social Systems Conducting Experiments

Jan Achterbergh, Dirk Vriens - Business & Economics - 2010 - 391 pages
to do to ensure survival, and (2) principles for designing organizational structures in such a way that they can realize the required functions adequately. In the course of ...
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