A guide for planning and strategy development in the face of complexity

Sunday, July 7th, 2013

By Richard Hummelbrunner and Harry Jones ODI Background Note, March 2013. Available as pdf "Many argue that governments, non-governmental organisations and international agencies should spend less time planning in advance and more time adapting programmes to changing scenarios and learning by doing. In the complex context of development, how can policy makers, ...

Diversity and Complexity

Monday, January 9th, 2012

by Scott Page, 2011. Available on Google Books Princeton University Press, 14/07/2011 - 296 pages Abstract: This book provides an introduction to the role of diversity in complex adaptive systems. A complex system--such as an economy or a tropical ecosystem--consists of interacting adaptive entities that produce dynamic patterns and structures. Diversity ...