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Chaotics : an agenda for business and society in the 21st century

Author: Georges Anderla; Anthony Dunning; Simon Forge
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 1997.
Series: Praeger studies on the 21st century.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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To what degree are our lives in reality governed by misguided notions? Do businesses in fact succeed by chance? Are societal and business forces and their effects perhaps not really understood at all? According to the three international authors who have come together to write this book, the real world cannot be understood in terms of conventional deterministic philosophies nor even of standard chaos theory.
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Genre/Form: Forecasts
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Georges Anderla; Anthony Dunning; Simon Forge
ISBN: 0275958825 9780275958824 0275956911 9780275956912
OCLC Number: 36001174
Description: viii, 224 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Foundations of chaotics. A routemap to the concepts and to the book. An overview of chaos and complexity. Insights from numbers and visualizing chaos. Contrasts in chaos theory, complex systems theory and the search for chaotic axioms --
Business chaotics: perspectives on wealth creation --
a positive approach. Production for increasing returns. Economics, intelligence and turbulence. Technology forecasting, with a safety net. Breakthrough and soft landing.
Series Title: Praeger studies on the 21st century.
Responsibility: Georges Anderla, Anthony Dunning, and Simon Forge.

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