Topic Leader: Dr. Cesar Garcia-Diaz

Affiliation: Dept. of Industrial Engineering, Universidad de los Andes (Colombia)


Recommended Books

Allen, P., Maguire, S., & McKelvey, B. (Eds.) (2011). The SAGE Handbook of Complexity and Management. London: SAGE publications.

Axelrod, R. A., & Cohen, M. D. (2000). Harnessing Complexity: Organizational Implications of a Scientific Frontier. NY: The Free Press.

Bar-Yam, Y. (1997). Dynamics of Complex Systems. Reading, MA: Addison-Wesley.

Cyert, R. M., & March, J. G. (1963). A Behavioral Theory of the Firm. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall.

Epstein, J. M., & Axtell, R. (1996). Growing Artificial Societies: Social Science from the Bottom Up. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

Garcia-Diaz, C. & Olaya, C. (Eds.) (2018). Social Systems Engineering: The Design of Complexity, Wiley Series in Computational and Quantitative Social Science. Chichester: John Wiley.

Goldstein, J., Hazy, J. K., & Lichtenstein (2012). Complexity and the Nexus of Leadership: leveraging nonlinear science to create ecologies of innovation (paperback edition). Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Palgrave Macmillan.

Holland, J. H. (1992). Adaptation in Natural and Artificial Systems. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

Kauffman, S. A. (1993). The Origins of Order. New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

Miller, J. H., & Page, S. E. (2007). Complex Adaptive Systems: An Introduction to Computational Models of Social Life. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press.

Mitchell, M. (2009). Complexity: A Guided Tour. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Prietula, M. J., Carley, K. M., & Gasser, L. (Eds.) (1998). Simulating Organizations. Computational Models of Institutions and Groups, Menlo Park: AAAI Press/ MIT Press.

Schelling, T. C. (1978). Micromotives and Macrobehavior. NY: Norton.

Secchi, D., & Neumann, M. (Eds.) (2015). Agent-Based Simulation of Organizational Behavior: New Frontiers of Social Science Research. Heidelberg: Springer.

Simon, H. A. (1996). The Sciences of the Artificial, 3rd ed. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

Recommended Articles

Anderson, P. (1999). Complexity theory and organization science. Organization Science, 10(3), 216–232.

Anderson, P. W. (1972). More is different. Science 177, 393–396.

Arthur, W. B. (1994). Inductive reasoning and bounded rationality. American Economic Review, Papers and Proceedings, 84, 406–11.

Ashby, W. R. (1962). Principles of the self-organization system, Reprinted in Emergence: Complexity and Organization (2004), 6(1–2), 102–126.

Basole, R. C., Bodner, D. A., & Rouse, W. B. (2013). Healthcare management through organizational simulation. Decision Support Systems, 55(2), 552–563.

Calvano, C. N., & John, P. (2004). Systems engineering in an age of complexity. Systems Engineering, 7(1), 25–34.

Carley, K. M. (1995). Computational and mathematical organization theory: Perspective and directions. Computational & mathematical organization theory, 1(1), 39–56.

Carley, K. M. (2002). Computational organization science: a new frontier. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 99 (suppl 3), 7257–7262.

Carley, K. M. (2002). Computational organizational science and organizational engineering. Simulation Modelling Practice and Theory, 10(5), 253–269.

Carley, K. M. (2002). Intraorganizational complexity and computation, in J. A. C. Baum (Ed.) The Blackwell Companion to Organizations, Oxford: Blackwell, pp. 208–232

Choi, T., & Dooley, K., and Rungtusanatham, M. (2001). Supply networks and complex adaptive systems: control versus emergence. Journal of Operations Management 19:351–366.

Curşeu, P. L. (2006). Emergent states in virtual teams: a complex adaptive systems perspective. Journal of Information Technology, 21(4), 249–261.

Davis, J. P., Eisenhardt, K. M., & Bingham, C. B. 2009. Optimal structure, market dynamism, and the strategy of simple rules. Administrative Science Quarterly, 54: 413–452.

Dooley, K. (1997). A complex adaptive systems model of organization change. Nonlinear Dynamics, Psychology, & Life Sciences, 1(1), 69–97.

Dooley, K., & Van de Ven, A. (1999). Explaining complex organizational dynamics. Organization Science, 10(3), 358–372.

Dooley, K., Corman, S., McPhee, R., & T. Kuhn (2003). Modeling high-resolution broadband discourse in complex adaptive systems. Nonlinear Dynamics, Psychology, & Life Sciences, 7(1), 61–86.

Eisenhardt, K. M., & Bhatia, M. M. (2002). Organizational complexity and computation, in Baum, J. A. C. (Ed.) The Blackwell Companion to Organizations, Oxford: Blackwell, pp. 442–466.

Epstein, J. M. (1999). Agent‐based computational models and generative social science. Complexity, 4(5), 41–60.

Garcia-Diaz C, van Witteloostuijn A, & Peli G (2015) Micro-level adaptation, macro-level selection, and the dynamics of market partitioning. PLoS ONE 10(12): e0144574.

Harrison, J. R., Lin, Z., Carroll, G. R., & Carley, K. M. (2007). Simulation modeling in organizational and management research. Academy of Management Review, 32(4), 1229–1245.

Holland, J. H., & Miller, J. H. (1991). Artificial adaptive agents in economic theory. The American Economic Review, 81(2), 365-370.

Levinthal, D. A. (1997). Adaptation on rugged landscapes. Management Science, 43(7), 934–950.

Levitt, R. E. (2012). The Virtual Design Team: designing project organizations as engineers design bridges. Journal of Organization Design, 1(2), 14–41.

Lichtenstein, B., Carter, N., Dooley, K., & Gartner, W. (2007). Complexity dynamics of nascent entrepreneurship. Journal of Business Venturing, 22(2), 236-261.

March, J. G. (1991). Exploration and exploitation in organizational learning. Organization Science, 2(1): 71–87.

McKelvey, B. (1999). Avoiding complexity catastrophe in coevolutionary pockets: strategies for rugged landscapes. Organization Science, 10(3), 249–321.

Morel, B., & Ramanujam, R. (1999). Through the looking glass of complexity: the dynamics of organizations as adaptive and evolving systems. Organization Science, 10(3), 278–293.

Nissen, M. E., & Burton, R. M. (2011). Designing organizations for dynamic fit: system stability, maneuverability, and opportunity loss. IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics–Part A: Systems and Humans, 41(3), 418–433.

Pennock, M. J., & Rouse, W. B. (2016). The epistemology of enterprises. Systems Engineering, 19(1), 24–43.

Rivkin, J. & Siggelkow, N. (2003). Balancing search and stability: interdependencies among elements of organizational design. Management Science, 49(3), 290–311.

Rivkin, J., W. (2000). Imitation of complex strategies. Management Science, 46(6), 824–844

Rouse, W. B. (2007). Complex engineered, organizational and natural systems. Systems Engineering, 10(3), 260–271.

Rouse, W.B. (2008). Healthcare as a complex adaptive system. The Bridge, 38(1), 17–25.