Applications of Kauffman’s coevolutionary NKCS model to management and organization studies

Vidgen, R. and Bull, L. (2011) Applications of Kauffman’s coevolutionary NKCS model to management and organization studies. In: Allen, P., Maguire, S. and McKelvey, B., eds. (2011) The Sage Handbook of Complexity and Management. SAGE Publications Limited, pp. 201-219. ISBN 1847875696 Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/20708

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Abstract/Description

A number of studies have used tuneable, abstract models of organism evolution like Kauffman's (1993) NK model to capture and explore aspects of organizations and their adaptation in the business environment (eg Levinthal, 1997; Rivkin, 2000; Lenox et al., 2007; Rivkin and Siggelkow, 2003, 2007). However, these studies have not typically considered the fact that organizations exist within an ecosystem of other organizations, and further that a large organization may be seen as an ecosystem of semi-autonomous ...

Item Type:Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords:business and management, Kauffman, coevolutionary NKCS model, management and organization studies, organisation
Faculty/Department:Faculty of Environment and Technology > Department of Computer Science and Creative Technologies
ID Code:20708
Deposited By: M. Clarke
Deposited On:16 Jul 2013 08:48
Last Modified:15 Nov 2016 22:20

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