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Understanding Organizations in Complex, Emergent and Uncertain Environments

Authors: Davila, A., Elvira, M., Ramirez, J., Zapata-Cantu, L.

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Explores the concept of complexity and analyses how organizational governance can contribute to environmental sustainability. A common theme in these chapters is that organizations actively engage with their environments. Consequently, organizational responses are partly the result of iterative processes with the environment.

About the authors

CARMEN BAUMELER Eidgenössisches Hochschulinstitut für Berufsbildung EHB, Switzerland RONALD C. BECKETT University of Western Sydney, Australia LOIS BURGESS University of Wollongong, Australia JOHN CHILD University of Birmingham, UK STEWART CLEGG University of Technology Sydney, Australia PAUL K. COUCHMAN Deakin University, Australia ANABELLA DAVILA Tecnologico de Monterrey, Mexico LUIS GARCÍA-CALDERÓN Tecnologico de Monterrey, Mexico MARTA M. ELVIRA IESE Business School, Spain LJILJANA ERAKOVIC University of Auckland, New Zealand HELLE HEDEGAARD HEIN Copenhagen Business School, Denmark CORAL INGLEY AUT University, New Zealand BRAD JACKSON University of Auckland, New Zealand MICHAEL JONES University of Wollongong, Australia DANIEL MARANTO Tecnologico de Monterrey, Mexico JENS MUELLER Waikato University, New Zealand BELINDA PARRISH University of Wollongong, Australia JOSÉ LUIS PINEDA Tecnologico de Monterrey, Mexico MORINA RENNIE University of Regina, Canada JAVIER REYNOSO Tecnologico de Monterrey, Mexico SUZANA B. RODRIGUES Erasmus University, The Netherlands DIEGO A. RODRÍGUEZ LOZANO Tecnologico de Monterrey, Mexico LORENZO SERITTI University of Wollongong, Australia DONALD WARRICK University of Colorado, USA LAURA ZAPATA-CANTÚ Tecnologico de Monterrey, Mexico

Table of contents (11 chapters)

  • Understanding Organizations in Complex, Emergent and Uncertain Environments: An Introduction

    Davila, Anabella (et al.)

    Pages 1-10

  • How Organizations Engage with External Complexity: A Political Action Perspective

    Child, John (et al.)

    Pages 13-44

  • The Social Dimension of Boards’ Role in Better Corporate Governance

    Ingley, Coral (et al.)

    Pages 45-67

  • Promoting Leadership in Governance and Governance in Leadership: Towards a Supportive Research Agenda

    Erakovic, Ljiljana (et al.)

    Pages 68-83

  • SME Adoption of Environmental Management Practices: Four Exploratory Case Studies

    Beckett, Ronald C.

    Pages 84-105

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Understanding Organizations in Complex, Emergent and Uncertain Environments
Authors
Copyright
2012
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-02608-8
DOI
10.1057/9781137026088
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-29002-0
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-33120-8
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVI, 220
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