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

  • Maria Carolina Ortegón-Monroy


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.


Complexity Theory System Methodology Operational Research Society Technical Interest Exploratory Dialogue 
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Authors and Affiliations

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

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