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Complexity and Paradox: Strategy 03.06



Complexity and Paradox: Strategy 03.06

Jim Underwood

ISBN: 978-1-841-12293-9 December 2001 Capstone 114 Pages


Fast track route to mastering highly complex environments

Covers the fundamentals of complexity, from encouragingiconoclastic behavior and setting up formal complexity training tousing scenarios and gathering intelligence

Examples and lessons from some of the world's most sophisticatedbusinesses, including Microsoft, and ideas from the smartestthinkers including H. Igor Ansoff, Richard A D'Aveni and PeterSchwartz

Includes a glossary of key concepts and a comprehensive resourcesguide

ExpressExec is a unique business resource of one hundred books.These books present the best current thinking and span the entirerange of contemporary business practice. Each book gives you thekey concepts behind the subject and the techniques to implement theideas effectively, together with lessons from benchmark companiesand ideas from the world's smartest thinkers.

ExpressExec is organised into ten core subject areas making iteasy to find the information you need:

01 Innovation
02 Enterprise
03 Strategy
04 Marketing
05 Finance
06 Operations and Technology
07 Organizations
08 Leading
09 People
10 Life and Work

ExpressExec is a perfect learning solution for people who need tomaster the latest business thinking and practice quickly.
Introduction to Express Exec

Introduction to Complexity and Paradox

Complexity Theory: Key Terms and Definitions

The Evolution of Complexity and Chaos Thinking

The E-Dimension: Complexity

The Global Dimension

The State of the Art

In Practice: Case Studies

Key Concepts and Thinkers


Ten Steps to Making Complexity Work

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)