Organizations as complex adaptive systems: Implications of Complexity Theory for leadership research

@inproceedings{Schneider2006OrganizationsAC,
  title={Organizations as complex adaptive systems: Implications of Complexity Theory for leadership research},
  author={Marguerite Schneider and Mark John Somers},
  year={2006}
}
  • Marguerite Schneider, Mark John Somers
  • Published 2006
  • Computer Science
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    This article contrasts the assumptions of General Systems Theory, the framework for much prior leadership research, with those of Complexity Theory, to further develop the latter's implications for the definition of leadership and the leadership process. [...] Key Method A rudimentary model of leadership in a CAS is presented. We then outline two non-linear methodologies, dynamic systems simulation and artificial neural networks, as appropriate to enable development and testing of a model leadership under the…Expand Abstract

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