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RRP: £34   Hardcover : 352 pages   ISBN : 9780195123876   Publisher : OUP USA; First Edition (7 Oct. 1999)   Language: : English Over the last three decades the average life expectancy of a corporation in North America has dipped well below 20 years. In fact, by 1983 a full third of the 1970 Fortune 500 companies had been acquired, merged, or broken apart. In this landmark book, one of the business world's foremost pioneers, Russell L. Acko... Read more
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RRP: £45.53   Paperback: 418 pages    Publisher: John Wiley & Sons; New Ed edition (30 May 1999)    ISBN: 9780471986058 Soft Systems Methodology in Action "Whether by design, accident or merely synchronicity, Checkland appears to have developed a habit of writing seminal publications near the start of each decade which establish the basis and framework for systems methodology research for that decade." Hamish Rennie, Journal of the Operation... Read more
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FREE via website or 2nd hand from over £100    Paperback: 330 pages   Publisher: Evidence Based Research, Incorporated, 1999 (1 May 1999)     ISBN: 1893723003 This book is based on research commissioned by the United Kingdom's Defence Evaluation and Research Agency (DERA) in 1997 into how Confrontation Analysis might be applied to Peace Support Operations. The book presents a simple idea: a Peace Operations campaign (or Operation Other Than War) ... Read more
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RRP: £63   Hardcover: 368 pages   Publisher: John Wiley & Sons (21 May 1996)   ISBN: 0471961825 Complexity is the core issue of organizational concern for the age we have entered, not just for the year 2000 but for the new century we are about to enter. The purpose of this book is showing, both theoretically and practically, how organizational and managerial cybernetics can contribute to this core issue. The authors offer a holistic view of b... Read more
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RRP: £59   Paperback : 336 pages   ISBN : 0201629836  Publisher : FT Press; 2nd edition (4 Oct. 1995)   Language: : English A member of the PH OD Series! Organizational Learning II expands and updates the ideas and concepts of the authors' ground- breaking first book. With new examples and the most up-to-date information on the technical aspects of organizational and management theory, Argyris and Schon demonstrate how the research and prac... Read more
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RRP: £52   Paperback: 484 pages   Publisher: John Wiley & Sons; New Ed edition (4 April 1995)   ISBN: 0471948403 "Stafford Beer is undoubtedly among the world's most provocative, creative, and profound thinkers on the subject of management, and he records his thinking with a flair that is unmatched. His writing is as much art as it is science. He is the most viable system I know." Dr Russell L Ackoff, The Institute for Interactive Management,... Read more
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RRP: £87   Hardcover: 380 pages   Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.; First Edition edition (30 Aug. 1994)   ISBN: 0471944513 The arguments in this fascinating, interdisciplinary book are wide-ranging, running the gamut from company management to the nature of consciousness. The author discusses the theory of team syntegrity and the social technique of syntegration which works in practice, offering a potent management tool for developmental p... Read more
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RRP: £11.78    Hardcover : 352 pages   ISBN : 0813824079   Publisher : Iowa State University Press; 2nd Revised edition (1 Mar. 1994)   Language: : English This text first defines interactive management and then discusses the primary outcomes of IM use, the levels of success which may be selected, and phases of and roles important to its successful use. It also describes effective applications, results and methods of evaluation.
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RRP: £34.85    Perfect Paperback: 376 pages   Publisher: Campus Verlag (1 Dec. 1992)    ISBN: 3593347830
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RRP: £25  Hardcover: 412 pages  Publisher: John Wiley & Sons; 2 edition (27 July 1990)  ISBN: 0471927163 "Systems: Concepts, Methodologies and Applications, Second Edition" is brought forward by Brian Wilson Department of Systems and Information Management, Lancaster University, UK. The result of many years' experience, this book, now extensively revised and updated, emphasizes the application of systems concepts and methodologies that have ... Read more
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