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Main Title Making things work : solving complex problems in a complex world /
Author Bar-Yam, Yaneer.
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Ramalingam, Chitra.
Burlingame, Laurie.
Ogata, Cherry.
Publisher NECSI, Knowledge Press,
Year Published 2004
OCLC Number 57900570
ISBN 0965632822
Subjects Problem solving ; System theory ; Organizational sociology
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EOAM  BF441.B17 2004 Region 8 Technical Library/Denver,CO 03/31/2005
Collation 306 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 275-293) and index.
Contents Notes
pt. I. Concepts -- 1. Parts, wholes, and relationships -- 2. Patterns -- 3. Networks and collective memory -- 4. Possibilities -- 5. Complexity and scale in organizations -- 6. Evolution -- 7. Competition and cooperation -- pt. II. Solving problems -- 8. Solving real world problems -- 9. Military warfare and conflict -- 10. Health care I : the health care system -- 11. Health care II : medical errors -- 12. Education I : complexity of learning -- 13. Education II : the education system -- 14. International development -- 15. Enlightened evolutionary engineering -- 16. Global control, ethnic violence and terrorism -- 17. Conclusion.