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Title The biology of business : decoding the natural laws of enterprise / John Henry Clippinger III, editor ; foreword by Esther Dyson ; preface by Paul Saffo.
Imprint San Francisco, Calif. : Jossey-Bass Publishers, ©1999.


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Edition 1st ed.
Description 1 online resource (xxxii, 287 pages).
Series The Jossey-Bass business & management series.
Jossey-Bass business & management series.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (pages 267-277) and index.
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Subject Organizational change.
Complex organizations.
Evolutionary economics.
Contents Preface : The business world turned upside down / Paul Saffo -- Order from the bottom up : complex adaptive systems and their management / John Henry Clippinger III -- The end of economic certainty / W. Brian Arthur -- Leadership and influence : the manager as coach, nanny, and artificial DNA / Andy Clark -- Tags : the power of labels in shaping markets and organizations / John Henry Clippinger III -- Complex adaptive knowledge management : a case from McKinsey & Company / Brook Manville -- Seven layers for guiding the evolving enterprise / Philip Anderson -- Heterarchy : distributing authority and organizing diversity / David Stark -- Adaptive operations : creating business processes that evolve / William G. Macready and Christopher Meyer -- Buying and selling in the digital age : an ever-increasing bandwidth of desire / John Julius Sviokla -- Emergent law and order : lessons in regulation, dispute resolution, and lawmaking for electronic commerce and community / David R. Johnson.
Summary An introduction to the "Complex Adaptive System (CAS) of management, a system that takes into account all of the variables that have an impact on modern enterprises and allows managers to take control from the bottom up."--Jacket.
Other Author Clippinger, John Henry, 1943-
Other Title Print version: Biology of business. 1st ed. San Francisco, Calif. : Jossey-Bass Publishers, ©1999 078794324X