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A collection of essays on complexity and management

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World Scientific , Singapore, Rivers Edge, NJ
Complex organizations., Organizational learning., Knowledge manage
Other titlesComplexity and management
Statementthe Summer School on Managerial Complexity ; editor, Walter Baets.
ContributionsBaets, W. R. J., Summer School of Managerial Complexity.
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 327 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22386838M
ISBN 109810237146

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A collection of scholarly essays, Complexity Theory and the Philosophy of Education provides an accessible theoretical introduction to the topic of complexity theory while considering its broader implications for educational change.

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