Emergent Publications


Emergent PublicationsKurt is an Engineer, Physicist and Publisher. As an engineer he has built data-driven web-based applications and has designed microchips for many companies including DIRECTV, Panasonic, Thuraya, SES, Lockheed Martin, SLAC, General Dynamics, and NASA. He was also a Senior Systems Analyst for NASA on their Gamma-Ray Large Area Space Telescope (GLAST, now Fermi). As a physicist he is an active researcher in fundamental complexity theory with a particular interest in the nature of boundaries, and the relationship between form and function in complex dynamical networks. As a publisher he owns and runs Emergent Publications which specializes in publishing academic works concerning Complex Systems Thinking. It's flagship publication is the international journal Emergence: Complexity & Organization.

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Systems theory and complexity: Part 4. The evolution of systems thinking
Volume: 9, Issue 1-2

Editorial introduction to the special double issue on Complexity Thinking and Systems Theory
Volume: 9, Issue 1-2

Why Do Management Research?
Volume: 2, Issue 3

Complexity Science
Volume: 3, Issue 2

On the Status of Boundaries, Both Natural and Organizational
Volume: 3, Issue 4

The gurus speak: Complexity and organizations:
Volume: 1, Issue 1

Models without Morals
Volume: 5, Issue 2

When Modeling Social Systems, Models ≠ the Modeled
Volume: 3, Issue 4

Systems theory and complexity
Volume: 6, Issue 4

Systems theory and complexity
Volume: 7, Issue 2

Systems theory and complexity
Volume: 6, Issue 3

General systems theory
Volume: 6, Issue 1-2

A review of 'From Complexity to Life: On the Emergence of Life and Meaning'
Volume: 6, Issue 1-2