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The complexity of measuring complexity
  • M. Tarride
  • Computer Science
  • Kybernetes
  • 10 November 2013
We propose to reserve the word complex to refer to systems that are treated as an undecomposed and irreducible totality and the act of measuring does not take place; while the expression complicated may be used when the act takes place. Expand
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A method for systems definition
Purpose – To design a method of systems definition that helps that task especially in the field of human activity systems. Expand
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Healthy organizations: toward a diagnostic method
We propose an organizational diagnosis metaphor that can contribute in the search for an increasingly more integral way of qualifying an organization as healthy. Expand
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Requirements of complexity for complex organizational conceptions
We propose a way of asking about organizational conceptions as complex by looking for a set of considerations to take into account when treating an organizational conception as complex. Expand
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System’s identity conservation requirements
Viable system model, developed by Stafford Beer, and nine level model by Jean Louis Le Moigne, are presented and analysed as ways of distinguishing systems. Expand
Human being - organization homomorphism: between autopoiesis and allopoiesis
  • M. Tarride
  • Mathematics, Computer Science
  • Kybernetes
  • 29 February 2016
We explore the condition of human beings and organizations producing goods and/or services as autopoietic and allopOietic machines, with the aim of establishing a functional homomorphism between the productive system of an organization and human beings, a matter that involves reflecting on what human beings do that is distinguished as allopoietIC by an observer. Expand