Proceedings of the 52nd Annual Meeting of the ISSS - 2008, Madison, Wisconsin

University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA -- July 13th - 18th 2008

ISSN: 1999-6918

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Proceedings of the 52nd Annual Meeting of the ISSS

Papers submitted to the 52nd Annual Meeting of the International Society for the Systems Sciences.

Table of Contents

2008 Abstracts and Program Book

2008 Abstracts and Program Book PDF
Jennifer Wilby

2008 Plenary Papers

Confronting Economic Profit with Hierarchy Theory: The Concept of Gain in Ecology PDF
Tim Allen
LUDWIG VON BERTALANFFY’S EARLY SYSTEM APPROACH PDF
Manfred Drack
Vertical and Horizontal Scaling Strategies to Avoid Destruction in the Modern Contest PDF
James Paul Gustafson
Sociable Technologies for Enterprising Sociality PDF
Doug McDavid

Agent-based Social Simulation

Preservation of Misperceptions – Stability Analysis of Hypergames PDF
Yasuo Sasaki

Applied Systems and Development

What's the North-Korean Nuclear Weapons' Future? PDF
Hyuk Kihl Kwon
Korean Politics and Complex Systems Theory PDF
Youn-soo Sim

Complexity Sciences

Distinctions, Systems, Relationships, Perspectives: The Simple Rules of Complex Conceptual Systems: A Universal Descriptive Grammar of Cognition PDF
Derek A. Cabrera
Introducing the Research - Entropy Debt: A link to sustainability? PDF
Caroline von Schilling, Debra Straussfogel

Critical Systems Theory and Practice

A BOUNDARY CRITIQUE OF GENDER IN THE PROJECT MANAGEMENT BODY OF KNOWLEDGE® PDF
Pamela Buckle
“You are adapting more to me than I am adapting to you” (but what does more mean?): Cybernetic and Foucaultian explorations of the domain of power PDF
Phillip V Guddemi

Designing Educational Systems

E-teaching - Eroding the Stronghold of Teachers PDF
Gerhard - Chroust
Using systems thinking and social network theory to improve children’s mathematical problem solving skills PDF
Luis Pinzon-Salcedo, Ricardo Barros, Roberto Zarama, Margarita de Meza, Cristina Carulla, Astrid Bejarano
UNDERSTANDING UNIVERSITY MANAGEMENT USING SYSTEM DYNAMICS SIMULATIONS, A REVIEW BASED ON RESEARCH EXPERIENCES PDF
Maria Cristina Serrano Guzman, Ricardo Sotaquira Gutierrez, Lilia Nayibe Gelvez Pinto, Jose Daniel Cabrera Cruz

Dialogue

Business Models and Evolving Economic Paradigms: A Systems Science Approach PDF
David Ing
Dialogue and Ecological Engineering in Social Systems Design PDF
Gary Metcalf

Evolutionary Development

Toward a Unified Field Theory of Human Behaviour (Global Cultural Evolution) PDF
Marcus Abundis
BEING VALUES AND BENEFICENT OBSESSIONS: APPLYING THEORIES FROM MASLOW AND ASSAGIOLI TO EVOLUTIONARY GUIDANCE MEDIA PDF
Dana Klisanin
Evolutionary Ethics: Vision and Values for a World of Insurmountable Opportunities PDF
Alexander Laszlo
Leaders of Change: Social entrepreneurship and the creation of ecologies of solutions PDF
Alexander Kathia Laszlo
Co-Creating Living Systems that Thrive on Diversity PDF
Mary Lewis, Bernice Moore, Nancy Southern
TOWARD THE CONCEPT OF THE CONSCIOUSNESS FIELD PDF
Enrique Orduñez-Zavala, Isaias José Badillo, Ignacio Peon-Escalante
Systemics and the Mutually Binding Economy Networks: A Knowledge-based Approach for Sustainable Communities PDF
Honorato C. Teissier-Fuentes
A SYSTEMS SCIENCE APPROACH TO THE DESIGN OF A MUNICIPAL INTEGRATION MODEL FOR SUSTAINABLE TOURIST DEVELOPMENT. CASE: THE ORIENT ZONE OF MEXICO STATE PDF
Ricardo Tejeida-Padilla, Isaias Badillo-Piña, Juan Carlos Vargas-Castro

Foundation of Information Science

A SYSTEMS APPROACH TO STREAMLINING THE CREATION OF WEB-BASED CONTENT PDF
Jed Jones

Health Systems

A Difficult Balance: Decisions in Health Care PDF
Marilyn A Metcalf
Measuring the Inequity of a health system: A Systems’ Perspective - Systematic Analytical Mapping Approach PDF
Jean-Paul Ngana

Hierarchy Theory

The Hard Facts of Soft Social Systems: A General Systems Explanatory Model for Schools and Workplaces PDF
Susan Farr Gabriele
A Business Model Architecture: Observation Problems And Solutions In Modelling Businesses And Their Networks PDF
Duncan Robert Shaw
Complexity, global climate change and soil carbon cycling: Factors controlling the temperature response of microbial decomposition PDF
Devin Wixon

Human Systems Inquiry

CANNIBALIZING CHILDHOOD'S FUTURE AS RISING TO FALLING ROPE PDF
Jeffrey H. Robbins

Information Systems Design and Information Technology

Digital Democracy and Citizenship as the Democratic Political Systems for the Information Age PDF
Ilsoo Cho
ONTOLOGY-DRIVEN DECISION SUPPORT SYSTEMS FOR MANAGEMENT SYSTEM AUDIT PDF
Syohei Ishizu, Andreas Gehrmann, Junya Minegishi, Yoshimitsu Nagai
A Basic Principle for the Architecture of Computer-based information processing PDF
Roberto R Kampfner
APPLICATION OF A MODEL OF PLANNING FOR THE CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT OF THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE TELECOMMUNICATIONS PDF
Cirilo Leon Vega, Ciro David León Hernández, Salvador Saucedo Flores
After-Sales Service Parts Supply Chain System in OEM Telecommunication Firms PDF
Oswaldo Morales-Matamoros, Mauricio Flores-Cadena, Ricardo Tejeida-Padilla, Ixchel Lina-Reyes
Technology Acceptance in libraries: a systemic approach PDF
Alvaro Quijano-Solis

Living Systems Analysis / What is Life and Living

FUNDAMENTALS OF RELATIONAL COMPLEXITY THEORY PDF
John Kineman
A Service Science Perspective PDF
G.A. Swanson
Are Ecosystems Alive? PDF
Vincent Vesterby

Meta-Modeling and Systems Epistemology

SYSTEMS OF THINGS THAT FLOW PDF
Sabah Saleh Al-Fedaghi
The "Cosmo-Planetary and Terrestrial Meta-Dynamics Systemicity" PDF
Jean-Jacques Blanc
MAKING A DIFFERENCE THROUGH E-GOVERNANCE FROM BELOW: AN EVALUATION AND FUTURE DIRECTIONS PDF
Janet Judy McIntyre

Organisational Transformation and Social Change

Searching for ourselves: A methodological exploration of a Soft System Dynamics Method as a social learning tool for watershed implementation planning PDF
Stephan Brown
ARE ORGANISATIONAL SIZE AND EFFICIENCY ENGAGED? PDF
Ricardo Andres Frias, Ricardo Barrera
INFORMING THE CONSUMER IS STRENGTHENING THE ECONOMY PDF
Anthony Gabriele
Evolving to Sustainability PDF
Jon Li
Social Responsibility – An Innovation Of Ethic Toward Requisite Holism As A Basis For Humans To Make A Difference In Affluence PDF
Matjaz Mulej, Vojko Potocan, Zdenka Zenko, Jozica Knez-Riedl, Anita Hrast, Damjan Prosenak
SYSTEMIC METAMETHODOLOGY FOR METHODS DESIGN PDF
Ignacio Enrique Peon-Escalante, Francisco Javier Aceves, Isaias José Badillo
BUREAU-PATHOLOGIES IN PUBLIC ORGANIZATIONS: PDF
Carl Slawski

Research Toward a General Theory of Systems

The System of System Processes PDF
Brian Hilton
OPERATING PRINCIPLE OF THE UNI-VERSITY PDF
Tom Mandel
ADAPTING BANATHY’S SYSTEMS VIEW OF EDUCATION TO A SYSTEMS VIEW OF HUMAN SYSTEMS PDF
Lynn Rasmussen
A NOVEL APPROACH TO THE CONCEPT OF SYSTEM INFORMATION PDF
Mehdi Yahyavi, Mohammad Vaziri Yazdi

Spirituality and Systems

How To Look Across The Room PDF
John Nathan Ong
The Traditional Morality of Totalitarianism: Juche Ideology through Hyo PDF
Chul Ho Park

Systems Applications in Business and Industry

A SOFT SYSTEMS METHODOLOGY APPROACH TO DESIGN A RESTAURANT MANAGEMENT MODEL FOR A GREAT TOURISM HOTEL PDF
Abraham Briones-Juarez, Ricardo Tejeida-Padilla, Oswaldo Morales-Matamoros
Growth Strategy and Hierarchy Theory: Emergence of Super-players in the Healthcare Computed Tomography Oligopoly PDF
Jerome GALBRUN, Kyoichi KIJIMA
Symbiosis as a Metaphor for Sustainability Practice in Human Affairs PDF
Allenna Leonard
Systems Thinking for Team and Organisational learning Case of Performance Measure Conflicts in a Multinational Supply Chain PDF
Kambiz Maani, Annie Fan
AUDIT SUPPORT PLUG-IN SYSTEM BY THE USE OF ONTOLOGY MODEL PDF
Junya Minegishi, Andreas Gehrmann, Yoshimitsu Nagai, Syohei Ishizu
Failure of foresight: Learning from system failures through dynamic model PDF
Takafumi Nakamura, Kyoichi Kijima
INCORPORATING SYSTEMS THINKING IN ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE PROJECTS USING ACTION RESEARCH BY PRACTITIONERS CONDUCTING ACADEMIC RESEARCH PDF
Shankar Sankaran

Systems Modeling and Simulation

A VIABLE SYSTEMS MODEL APPROACH TO ENTERPRISE RESOURCES PLANNING SYSTEMS PDF
Isaias José Badillo-Piña, Ricardo Tejeida-Padilla, Oswaldo Morales-Matamoros
Architecture Case Study in Transformity Factorization PDF
Dennis Glenn Collins
A SYSTEMS-THEORETICAL REPRESENTATION OF TECHNOLOGIES AND THEIR CONNECTIONS PDF
Takehiro Inohara
Analysis on Trust Game by Reciprocal Agents PDF
Hidetoshi Okayasu

Ecological/Environmental Systems

Holistic Method for Developing Risk Maps in Rural Zones PDF
Francisco J. Aceves, Joel F Audefroy, Ignacio E Peon
Negotiating Social Complexity PDF
Ken Bausch
Backstage of the Global Climate Change: a system that everybody seems to think that it relates to someone else PDF
Ricardo Andres Frias, Tariana Maia Gessaga, Jorge Oscar Rabassa

Emeritus Papers

The Uses of the SystemicCybernetic Approach in Human Affairs: a call for practice PDF
Charles Francois

2007 Papers

Integrated System Dynamics: Analysis of Policy Options for Tobacco Control in New Zealand PDF
Robert Cavana, Martin Tobias
greenhouse: An Integrated Knowledge System for Teachers PDF
Grant Wheatley
Integrating Education and Mental Health Systems PDF
Grant Wheatley
A methodology for the Integration of Ancient and Modern System Theories: The Portal for the 2000years old Taichi Yin-Yang System Theory PDF
Thomas Sui Leung Wong, Vasos Pavlika, Connie Li Xu, E C Huang


ISSN: 1999-6918