Understanding Organizations in Complex, Emergent and Uncertain Environments

  • Anabella Davila
  • Marta M. Elvira
  • Jacobo Ramirez
  • Laura Zapata-Cantu

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. Understanding Organizations in Complex, Emergent and Uncertain Environments: An Introduction

  3. Complex Organizational Environments and Governance

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 11-11
    2. Coral Ingley, Morina Rennie, Jens Mueller, D. D. Warrick, Ljiljana Erakovic
      Pages 45-67
  4. Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship in Complex Environments

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 107-107
    2. Lois Burgess, Belinda Parrish, Michael Jones, Lorenzo Seritti
      Pages 129-142
    3. Daniel Maranto, Luis Garcia-Calderon, Javier Reynoso
      Pages 143-153
    4. Laura Zapata-Cantu, José Luis Pineda, Diego A. Rodríguez Lozano
      Pages 154-166
    5. Stewart Clegg, Carmen Baumeler
      Pages 185-206
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 207-220

About this book


Explores the concept of complexity and analyses how organizational governance can contribute to environmental sustainability. A common theme in these chapters is that organizations actively engage with their environments. Consequently, organizational responses are partly the result of iterative processes with the environment.


complexity corporate governance entrepreneur entrepreneurship environmental management innovation leadership management Manager Motivation organization organizations research sustainability trust

Editors and affiliations

  • Anabella Davila
    • 1
  • Marta M. Elvira
    • 2
  • Jacobo Ramirez
    • 3
  • Laura Zapata-Cantu
    • 1
  1. 1.Tecnologico de MonterreyMexicoMexico
  2. 2.IESE Business SchoolMadridSpain
  3. 3.Copenhagen Business School (CBS)Denmark

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