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Heterogeneity and Network Structure in the Dynamics of Diffusion: Comparing Agent-Based and Differential Equation Models
When is it better to use agent-based (AB) models, and when should differential equation (DE) models be used? Whereas DE models assume homogeneity and perfect mixing within compartments, AB models canExpand
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Unanticipated side effects of successful quality programs: exploring a paradox of organizational improvement
Recent evidence suggests the connection between quality improvement and financial results may be weak. Consider the case of Analog Devices, Inc., a leading manufacturer of integrated circuits.Expand
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Order stability in supply chains: : coordination risk and the role of coordination stock
The bullwhip effect describes the tendency for the variance of orders in supply chains to increase as one moves upstream from consumer demand. Previous research attributes this phenomenon to bothExpand
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Reporting guidelines for simulation‐based research in social sciences
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We provide an initial set of Reporting Guidelines for Simulation-based Research (RGSR) in the social sciences, with a focus on common scenarios in system dynamics research. Expand
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Managing the Dynamics of Projects and Changes at Fluor
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We designed, built, tested, and implemented a model-based system to aid project management at Fluor Corporation. Expand
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Interactive web-based simulations for strategy and sustainability: The MIT Sloan LearningEdge management flight simulators, Part II
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The MIT Sloan School of Management has created a set of interactive, web-based management flight simulators to teach key ideas in business, strategy, sustainability and related fields. Expand
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The Climate Collaboratorium: Project Overview
SUMMARY The goal of the Climate Collaboratorium project is to harness the collective intelligence of thousands of people around the world to address one of the most important problems confrontingExpand
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Combining role-play with interactive simulation to motivate informed climate action: Evidence from the World Climate simulation
Climate change communication efforts grounded in the information deficit model have largely failed to close the gap between scientific and public understanding of the risks posed by climate change.Expand
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Stumbling towards sustainability
Our civilization is unsustainable and it is getting worse fast. The human ecological footprint has already overshot the sustainable carrying capacity of the Earth, while population and economicExpand
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CURRENT EMISSIONS REDUCTIONS PROPOSALS IN THE LEAD-UP TO COP15 ARE LIKELY TO BE INSUFFICIENT TO STABILIZE ATMOSPHERIC CO 2 LEVELS : USING C-ROADS – A SIMPLE COMPUTER SIMULATION OF CLIMATE CHANGE – TO
(1.) The Sustainability Institute, Hartland, Vermont (USA); (2.) The European Environment Agency, Copenhagen (Denmark); (3.) The H. John Heinz Center for Science, Economics and the Environment,Expand
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