Michael Lissack's Publications
Coherence Emerges: A
Complexity Theory of Organization (with Hugo Letiche), MIT
Models without Morals: The MBA (with Kurt Richardson) (forthcoming)
Business Ethics for the Average Joe (with Morris Shepard) (forthcoming)
“Models without Morals: Toward the Ethical Use of Business Models” (with Kurt Richardson) Emergence, Volume 5, Number 2, (2003).
“Complexity, Emergence, Resilience, and Coherence: Gaining Perspective on Organizations and their Study” (with Hugo Letiche) Emergence, Volume 4, Number 3, (2002).
Complexity: An Interacting Dialogue
“On the Status of Boundaries, both Natural and Organizational: A Complex Systems Perspective” (with Kurt Richardson) Emergence, Volume 3, Number 4, (2001)
“When Modeling Social Systems, Models ≠ the Modeled: Reacting to Wolfram's A New Kind of Science” (with Kurt Richardson) Emergence, Volume 3, Number 4, (2001)
“Be Coherent, Not
Visionary,” (with Johan Roos)
“Complexity Science: A ‘Gray’ Science for the ‘Stuff in Between’” (with Kurt Richardson and Paul Cilliers) Emergence, Volume 3, Number 2, (2001).
The Next Common Sense:
The E-Manager's Guide to Mastering
Complexity (with Johan Roos),
Nicholas Brealey Publishing,
"Knowledge Management Redux: Reframing a Consultancy Fad into a Practical Tool" Emergence, Volume 2, Number 3, (2000).
The Next Common Sense (with Johan Roos),
Nicholas Brealey Publishers,
Managing Complexity in
Organizations: A View in Many Directions (editor, with Hugh
"Complexity: the Science, its Vocabulary, and its Relation to Organizations" Emergence, Volume 1, Number 1, (1999).
"Concept Sampling: A New Twist for Content Analysis" Organizational Research Methods, Volume 1, Number 4, (1998).
"Of Chaos and Complexity: Managerial Insights From A New Science" Management Decision, Vol. 35, Number 3, (1997).
Your Metaphors: Lessons From Complexity Science"