Books

Complexity

The Web of Life: A New Synthesis of Mind and Matter
Fritjof Capra
Complexity
Harnessing Complexity: Organizational Implications of a Scientific Frontier
Robert Axelrod, Michael D Cohen
RRP:
~£10
Paperback:
208 pages
Publisher:
Basic Books; Reprint edition (12 Jul 2001)
ISBN:
0465005500
Complexity

General Introduction

The Fifth Discipline: Art and Practice of the Learning Organization
Peter M Senge
General Introduction
Systems Thinking: Creative Holism for Managers
Michael C Jackson
RRP:
£34.99
Hardcover:
376 pages
Publisher:
John Wiley & Sons (26 Sep 2003)
ISBN:
0470845226
General Introduction
Notes on the Synthesis of Form
Christopher Alexander
RRP:
£17.95
Paperback:
224 pages
Publisher:
Harvard University Press; New edition (1 Jul 1974)
ISBN:
0674627512
General Introduction
Holistic Management: Managing What Matters for Company SuccessHolistic Management: Managing What Matters for Company Success
William F Christoper
RRP:
£75.50
Hardcover:
503 pages
Publisher:
Wiley Blackwell (8 Jun 2007)
ISBN:
0471740636
General Introduction

Viable Systems Model

The Heart of Enterprise
Stafford Beer
RRP:
£45.00
Paperback:
596 pages
Publisher:
John Wiley & Sons; New edition (28 Sep 1994)
ISBN:
0471948373
Viable Systems Model
Diagnosing the System for Organizations
Stafford Beer
RRP:
~£20
Paperback:
178 pages
Publisher:
John Wiley & Sons; New edition (28 Sep 1994)
ISBN:
0471951366
Viable Systems Model

Cybernetics

An Introduction to Cybernetics
W. Ross Ashby
RRP:
~£25
Paperback:
Paperback
Publisher:
University Paperbacks (1965)
ISBN:
B00121XJOK
Cybernetics
Design for a Brain - The Origin of Adaptive Behaviour
W. Ross Ashby
RRP:
~£33
Paperback:
286 pages
Publisher:
Chapman and Hall / Science Paperbacks; second edition edition (1976)
ISBN:
0412200902
Cybernetics

Soft Systems

Learning for Action: A Short Definitive Account of Soft Systems Methodology and Its Use for Practitioners, Teachers and Students
Peter Checkland
RRP:
£23.99
Paperback:
224 pages
Publisher:
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons (28 Jul 2006)
ISBN:
0470025543
Soft Systems
Systems: Concepts, Methodologies and Applications
Brian Wilson
RRP:
£45.00
Hardcover:
410 pages
Publisher:
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons; 2nd edition (27 Jun 1990)
ISBN:
0471927167
Soft Systems