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

Systems theory and complexity
Volume: 6, Issue 4

Classical papers section
Volume: 6, Issue 1-2

Models without Morals
Volume: 5, Issue 2

On the status of boundaries, both natural and organizational
Volume: 3, Issue 4

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

Special Editors' Introduction
Volume: 3, Issue 1

Why Do Management Research? The Complexity Perspective
Volume: 2, Issue 3

Complexity References
Volume: 1, Issue 2

The Gurus Speak
Volume: 1, Issue 1