Michael Lissack's Publications

Coherence Emerges: A Complexity Theory of Organization (with Hugo Letiche), MIT Press, Cambridge, MA (forthcoming, 2004).

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).

Management and Complexity: An Interacting Dialogue (editor) Quorum Books, Westport, (2002).

“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) Long Range Planning (34) 2001. 

“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, London, 2000.

"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, London, 1999.  

Managing Complexity in Organizations: A View in Many Directions (editor, with Hugh Gunz), Quorum Books, Westport, 1999.

"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).

"Mind Your Metaphors: Lessons From Complexity Science" Long Range Planning, April, 1997.