Category Archives: Systems theory

Perspectives on Organizational Change – Systems and Complexity Theories

It is becoming increasingly important for organizations to gain competitive advantage by being able to manage and survive change. This paper presents two theoretical paradigms (systems and complexity theories) through which organizational change processes can be fruitfully examined. Systems and … Continue reading

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Group-level Evolution and Information Systems – Learning from Animal Colonies in Nature

In this chapter, we describe 10 central properties and a speciation process for a certain type of real and virtual human collective that is comparable with animal colonies in nature. This theory, called colonial systems and its application to information … Continue reading

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