Publisher description for Complexity and management : fad or radical challenge to systems thinking? / Ralph D. Stacey, Douglas Griffin & Patricia Shaw.

Bibliographic record and links to related information available from the Library of Congress catalog

Information from electronic data provided by the publisher. May be incomplete or contain other coding.


Providing a critique of the ways that complexity theory has been applied to understanding organizations, and outlining a new direction, this book calls for a radical re-examination of management thinking.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Organizational effectiveness.
Complex organizations -- Management.
Interorganizational relations.
Organizational change.
System analysis.
Complexity (Philosophy)
Industrial management.