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The Measurement of Complexity of Organization Coordination Network of Major Scientific and Technological Projects

Conference paper


Organization coordination network (OCN) of major scientific and technological project (MSTP) is an complex gigantic system. In this paper, in order to measure complexity of OCN of MSTP, we use entropy theory, based on complexity science theory. We discuss the application of entropy in organization management, and propose entropy model evaluating complexity of OCN of MSTPs, and compute the entropy of centralized network, adaptive network, distributed network. Three network models have different information order, structure order and total order. As for three network models, structure order and total order decrease, information order increases. Therefore, distributed network has the maximum information order.


Major scientific and technological projects Organization coordination network Complexity 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of ManagementMinzu University of ChinaBeijingPeople’s Republic of China
  2. 2.Business SchoolCentral South UniversityChangshaPeople’s Republic of China

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