Daily Archives: October 19, 2012

Self-Organization, Autopoiesis and Enterprises

Self-organization is a popular theme in current studies of human social activity, enterprises, and information technology. This document introduces one well-developed theory of selforganization (autopoietic theory) and discusses its application to enterprises and their management. The term self-organization, after decades … Continue reading

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Emergence of Systems – Towards a General Theory of Emergence

This book contains the Proceedings of the 2007 Conference of the Italian Systems Society. Papers deal with the interdisciplinary study of processes of emergence, considering theoretical aspects and applications from physics, cognitive science, biology, artificial intelligence, economics, architecture, philosophy, music … Continue reading

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The Autopoiesis of Architecture

This new autopoiesis approach offers architecture an arsenal of general comparative concepts. It allows architecture to be understood as a distinct discipline, which can be analyzed in elaborate detail while at the same time offering insightful comparisons with other subject … Continue reading

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Radical Social Entrepreneurs – Explorers of a better world

This site is about helping turn social entrepreneurs into radical social entrepreneurs. We need radical innovation in law, education, community, culture, and governance. We need start-up communities and incubator cities, skill exchanges, crowd-sourced schools, open-source governments, and entrepreneurial legal systems. … Continue reading

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The Centre for Social Innovation NYC

The Centre for Social Innovation provides its members with the spaces, relationships and knowledge they need to translate ideas to impact. We’re part coworking space, part community center and part incubator for people and organizations that are changing the world. … Continue reading

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