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Implications of Self-Reference: Niklas Luhmann’s Autopoiesis and Organization Theory

This article reviews the potential of Niklas Luhmann’s autopoiesis as a contribution to organization theory. We consider organization theory to consist of three epistemological foundations, which we label equilibrium-based theory, process-based theory and recursivity-based theory. We review critically Luhmann’s autopoietic … Continue reading

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