Issue Articles


ACADEMIC

Complexity science as order-creation science

Traditional ‘normal’ science has long been defined by classical physics and most obviously carried over into social science by neoclassical economics. Especially because of the increasingly rapid change dynamics at the dawn of the 21st ce... Read More

PRACTITIONER

Shifting the mental model and emerging innovative behavior

The aim of this paper is to explore an effective approach to consider the innovative behavior in incumbent business, both practically and theoretically. We initiated a two-stage action research project to participate in the whole process of planning,... Read More

with CHUNG-YU PAN HONG-QUEI CHIANG

PRACTITIONER

Information security in cross-enterprise collaborative knowledge work

Collaboration across enterprises is becoming increasingly necessary in today’s competitive marketplace. Such cross-enterprise collaboration requires simultaneously rich knowledge sharing and maximal information security, an often paradoxical ac... Read More

with SIRKKA JARVENPAA

PRACTITIONER

Full spectrum analysis

This paper draws together material from Operational Research (OR) and Human Sciences (HS) conferences. It explores the need for OR to embrace the full range of knowledge available from HS and for HS, in turn, to integrate and express that knowledge i... Read More

PHILOSOPHY

Complexity and TINA

Many current social complexity writings and models - and their writers and modelers from the right and the center of the political spectrum - do not seem to take into consideration the global historical limits of global social complex phenomena; taki... Read More

CLASSIC PAPER

Emergence

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with JEFFREY A. GOLDSTEIN