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Chaos and Complexity Theory in Management: An Exploration from a Critical Systems Thinking Perspective

  • Maria Carolina Ortegón-Monroy

Abstract

This paper presents the theoretical and practical findings emerging from an exploratory study of Chaos and Complexity Theory (C&CT) as an alternative approach to propitiate new understandings about the nature of management in organisations. They show that C&CT is not theoretically coherent enough to be applied in practice.

Keywords

Complexity Theory System Methodology Operational Research Society Technical Interest Exploratory Dialogue 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2002

Authors and Affiliations

  • Maria Carolina Ortegón-Monroy
    • 1
  1. 1.Lincoln School of ManagementUniversity of LincolnLincolnUK

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