A Play of Four Arenas

  title={A Play of Four Arenas},
  author={Mikko Luoma},
  journal={Management Learning},
  pages={101 - 123}
  • Mikko Luoma
  • Published 1 March 2006
  • Business
  • Management Learning
Today’s rapidly changing business environment makes organizations pay special attention to the functioning of their internal processes. Among other things, the processes of management development (MD) are expected to reflect better the new competitive reality, which is characterized by dynamism, connectivity, non-linearity and emergent properties. This article studies MD in the light of complex adaptive systems (CAS), and presents key ideas of a systems approach to MD. The article elaborates a… 

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