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  1. Complexity and the Experience of Values, Conflict and Compromise in Organizations

    Edited by Ralph Stacey, Douglas Griffin

    Series: Routledge Studies in Complexity and Management

    What role do values play in organizational life? How do they shape the efficiency and effectiveness of organizational change? This volume examines what we actually mean when we use the term values and what it means to act according to values in ordinary everyday life. The contributors to this...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Complexity and Organization

    Readings and Conversations

    Edited by Robert Macintosh, Donald Maclean, Ralph Stacey, Douglas Griffin

    In the past decade, complexity-based thinking has exerted an increasing, yet somewhat controversial authority over management theory and practice. This has in some part been due to the influence of a number of high-profile articles and the not inconsiderable hype which has accompanied them. Another...

    Published June 22nd 2006 by Routledge

  3. Complexity and the Experience of Managing in Public Sector Organizations

    Edited by Ralph Stacey, Douglas Griffin

    Series: Complexity as the Experience of Organizing

    A fundamental problem of public sector governance relates to the very way of thinking it reflects; where organization is thought of as a ‘thing’, a system designed to deliver what its designers choose. This volume questions that way of thinking and takes a perspective in which organizations are...

    Published October 20th 2005 by Routledge

  4. Complexity and the Experience of Leading Organizations

    Edited by Douglas Griffin, Ralph Stacey

    Series: Complexity as the Experience of Organizing

    The contributors to this book are leaders, consultants or managers in organizations who provide narrative accounts of their actual work and daily experience. They explore how the perspective of complex responsive processes assists them to make sense of their experience and so to develop their...

    Published June 16th 2005 by Routledge

  5. A Complexity Perspective on Researching Organisations

    Taking Experience Seriously

    Edited by Douglas Griffin, Ralph Stacey

    Series: Complexity as the Experience of Organizing

    Part of the Complexity as the Experience of Organizing series, this book applies complex responsiveness theory to real-life leadership experiences. It features contributions from and details the experience of organizational practitioners, leaders, consultants and managers from various organizations...

    Published June 16th 2005 by Routledge

  6. The Emergence of Leadership

    Linking Self-Organization and Ethics

    By Douglas Griffin

    Series: Complexity and Emergence in Organizations

    The second half of the twentieth century witnessed the emergence of the most complex global organizations ever known. Taking a complexity theory perspective, this book explores the key factor that sustains them: leadership. The book examines how leadership is currently understood primarily from a...

    Published November 22nd 2001 by Routledge

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