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Organizational complexity is taking a toll on business profits

Last July and August 2015, the Economist magazine conducted a survey of 331 executives. The survey focused  on the impacts of organizational complexity and the efforts companies have taken to reduce it. Complexity in Large Organizations Large organizations are viewed as dynamic networks … Continue reading

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The Universe is a ‘complexity machine’

I am reproducing below an article published on January 23rd, 2015 in Science Daily  about a Clemson University study entitled  “How does the universe creates reason, morality?.”   I am also adding to the article relevant links (in parentheses) to outside … Continue reading

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Complexity of football (AKA soccer)

Both real and american #football are complex sports, primarily because they are team sports. Adaptability is required because an important strategic feature of football is to optimize space when attacking and defending. Continue reading

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What Causes School Shootings?

After a fairly steady rate between 2000 and 2007, the number of school shootings, and the number of victims is increasing rapidly in the last few years. The year 2014 is not half over, yet the number of incidents exceeds the number for the whole of last year. Continue reading

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Jazz and Complexity (Ode to Chick Corea)

I had the good fortune of attending the Chick Corea solo piano gig on April 9, 2014 at Blues Alley in Washington, DC.   I had been eagerly awaiting the evening since I am a Chick Corea aficionado.  I was not disappointed! … Continue reading

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I love the Tour de France

I love the Tour de France.  In addition to the race, I love, of course, its complexity.  What really makes it  interesting and fun to watch are the various elements of the race interacting with one another, as a typical complex … Continue reading

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