A collected work of Stafford Beer's papers, some previously unpublished, spanning 35 years. Presents a coherent vision to guide strategy and manage change.
Partial table of contents:
Holism and the Frou-Frou Slander.
BEGINNINGS: INTERDISCIPLINARY APPLICATION OF OPERATIONAL RESEARCH TO TANGIBLE PROBLEMS.
A Technique for Standardizing Massed Batteries of Control Charts.
The Mechanical Simulation of Stochastic Flow.
The Impact of Cybernetics on the Concept of Industrial Organization.
CYBERNETICS: A NEW WORLD VIEW.
The World, the Flesh and the Metal: 1964 Stephenson Lecture.
Towards the Cybernetic Factory.
COMPLEXITY IN HUMAN AND SOCIAL AFFAIRS.
Cybernetics of National Development: The Zaheer Foundation Lecture, New Delhi, India.
Death Is Equifinal: Eighth Annual Ludwig von Bertalanffy Memorial Lecture.
Number Of Pages: 416
Published: 19th July 1994
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.9
Weight (kg): 0.68
Edition Number: 1