Annotated Bibliography

Recent publications have developed the relationship between complexity and leadership and this in turn can be applied to social entrepreneurship. These include journal special issues, edited books and other journal articles.

Complexity and Social Entrepreneurship Books

Goldstein, Jeffrey, Hazy, James K., Silberstang, J. (eds.) (2009). Complexity Science and Social Entrepreneurship: Adding social value through systems thinking. Litchfield Park, AZ: ISCE Publishing.

Journal Special Issues

Goldstein, J & Hazy, J. K. (Eds.). (2008). Complexity and Social Entrepreneurship [Special issue]. Emergence: Complexity and Organization, 10(4).

Marion, R., & Uhl-Bien, M. (Eds.) (2007). Complexity and Leadership [Special Issue]. The Leadership Quarterly, 18(4).

Goldstein, J & Hazy, J. K. (Eds.). (2006). Complexity and Leadership [Special issue]. Emergence: Complexity and Organization, 8(4). Table of Contents.

Complexity Leadership Books

Goldstein, J., Hazy, J. K., & Lichtenstein, B. (2010). Complexity and the Nexus of Leadership: Leveraging nonlinear science to create ecologies of innovation. Englewood Cliffs: Palgrave Macmillan.

Uhl-Bien, M & Marion, R. (Eds.) (2008) Complexity & Leadership, Volume I: Conceptual Foundations. Information Publishing Associates. Table of Contents

Hazy, J. K., Goldstein, J. A. & Lichtenstein, B. B. (Eds.). (2007) Complex Systems Leadership Theory. Mansfield, MA: ISCE Publishers. Table of Contents

Complexity Theory Books

Cilliers, P. (1998). Complexity and postmodernism: Understanding complex systems. London: Routledge.

Coveney, P., & Highfield, R. (1995). Frontiers of complexity: The search for order in a chaotic world. New York: Fawcett Columbine.

Fonseca, J. (2002). Complexity and innovation in organizations. London: Routledge.

Gell-Mann, M. (1994). The quark and the jaguar. New York: W.H. Freeman.

Goldstein, J. A. (1996). Causality and emergence in chaos and complexity theories. In W. Sullis (Ed.), Nonlinear dynamics and human behavior. Singapore: World Scientific Publishing.

Goodwin, B. (1994). How the leopard changed its spots: The evolution of complexity. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons.

Holland, J. H. (1995). Hidden order. Reading, MA: Addison-Wesley Publishing Company.

Kauffman, S. A. (1995). At home in the universe: The search for the laws of self-organization and complexity. New York: Oxford University Press.

Levy, S. (1992). Artificial life: The quest for new creation. New York: Random House.

Lewin, R. (1999). Complexity: Life at the edge of chaos (2nd ed.). Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Kauffman, S. A. (1993). The origins of order. New York: Oxford University Press.

Marion, R. (1999). The edge of organization: Chaos and complexity theories of formal social organizations. Newbury Park, CA: Sage.

Stacey, R. D. (2001). Complex responsive processes in organizations: Learning and knowledge creation. London: Routledge.

Waldrop, M. M. (1992). Complexity: The emerging science at the edge of order and chaos. New York: Simon & Schuster.

Journal Articles

Abrahamson, E., Rosenkopf, L. (1997). Social Network Effects on the Extent of Innovation Diffusion: A Computer Simulation. Organization Science, 8(3), 289-309. Abstract

Allen, P. (2001). What is complexity science? Knowledge of the limits to knowledge. Emergence: A Journal of Complexity Issues in Organizations and Management, 3(1), 24-44.

Amabile, T.M. (1993). The Social Psychology of Creativity: A Componential Conceptialization. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 45(2), 357-376. Abstract

Anand, N., Gardner, H., Morris, T. (2007). Knowledge-based innovation: Emergence and Embedding of New Practice Areas in Management Consulting Firms. Academy of Management Journal, 50(2), 406-428. Abstract

Anderson, P. (1999). Complexity theory and organization science. Organization Science, 10(3), 216-232. Abstract

Balkundi, P., Harrison, D.A. (2006). Ties, Leaders, and Time in Teams: Strong Inference About Network Structure’s Effects on Team Viability and Performance. Academy of Management Journal, 49(1), 49-68. Abstract

Balkundi, P., Kilduff, M. (2006). The ties that lead: A social network approach to leadership. Leadership Quarterly, 17, 419-439. Abstract

Boisot, M., & McKelvey, B. (2004). Counter-terrorism as neighborhood watch: A socio/computational approach for getting patterns from dots [Electronic Version]. Retrieved April, 2007 from http://www.internationalmta.org/Documents/2005/2005009P.pdf. Abstract

Boland, R.J., Lyytinen, K., Yoo, Y. (2007). Wakes of Innovation in Project Networks: The Case of Digital 3-D Representations in Architecture, Engineering, and Construction. Organization Science, 18(4), 631-647. Abstract

Bonabeau, E., & Meyer, C. (2001). Swarm intelligence: A whole new way to think about business. Harvard Business Review, 79(5), 107-114.

Bradbury, H., Lichtenstein, B.M. (2000). Relationality in Organizational Research: Exploring The Space Between. Organization Science, 11(5), 551-564. Abstract

Brass, D.J., Galaskiewicz, J., Greve, H.R., Tsai, W. (2004). Taking Stock of Networks and Organizations: A Multilevel Perspective. Academy of Management Journal, 47(6), 795-817. Abstract

Bridgeforth, B. W. (2005). Toward A General Theory of Social Systems. The International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy, 25(10/11), 54-83. Abstract

Burke, C.S., Stagl, K.C., Sala, E., Pierce, L. (2006). Understanding Team Adaptation: A Conceptual Analysis and Model. Journal of Applied Psychology, 91(6), 1189-1207. Abstract

Carley, K. (1995). Communication technologies and their effect on cultural homogeneity, consensus, and the diffusion of new ideas. Sociological Perspectives, 38, 547-571. Abstract

Carley, K. (1997). Organizational adaptation. Annals of Operations Research, 75, 25-47. Abstract

Carley, K., & Lee, J. S. (1998). Dynamic organizations: Organizational adaptation in a changing environment. Advances in Strategic Management: A Research Annual, 15, 269-297.

Carley, K., Lee, J.-S., & Krackhardt, D. (2001). Destabilizing networks. Connections, 24(3), 31-34.

Chang, M., Harrington, J.E. (2007). Innovators, Imitators, and the Evolving Architecture of Problem-Solving Networks. Organization Science, 18(4), 648-666. Abstract

Contractor, N.S., Wasserman, S., Faust, K. (2006). Testing Multitheoretical, Multilevel Hypotheses About Organizational Networks: An Analytic Framework and Empirical Example. Academy of Management Review, 31(3), 681-703. Abstract

Coveney, P. (2003). Self-organization and complexity: A new age for theory, computation and experiment. Paper presented at the Nobel symposium on self-organization, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm.

Dooley, K. J. (1997). A complex adaptive systems model of organization change. Nonlinear Dynamics, Psychology and Life Sciences, 1(1), 69-97. Abstract

Eisenhardt, K. M., & Martin, J. A. (2000). Dynamic capabilities: What are they? Strategic Management Journal, 21, 1105-1121.

Gibbons, D. (2004). Network Structure and Innovation Ambiguity Effects on Diffusion in Dynamic Organizational Fields. Academy of Management Journal, 47(6), 938-951. Abstract

Goldstein, J., & Hazy, J. (2006). Editorial Introduction to the Special Issue: From complexity to leadership and back to complexity. Emergence: Complexity and Organization (E:CO), 8(4), v-vii. Abstract

Goldstein, J. A., Hazy, J. K. & Silberstang, J. (2010). A Complexity Model of Social Innovation in Social Enterprise. Journal of Social Entrepreneurship, 1(1), 101-125.


Hargadon, A.B., Bechky, B.A. (2006). When Collections of Creatives Become Creative Collectives: A Field Study of Problem Solving at Work. Organization Science, 17(4), 484-500. Abstract

Hazy, J. K. (2006). Measuring leadership effectiveness in complex socio-technical systems. Emergence: Complexity and Organization (E:CO), 8((3)), 58-77. Abstract.

Hazy, J. K. (2007). Computer models of leadership: Foundation for a new discipline or meaningless diversion? The Leadership Quarterly, 18(4), 391-410. Abstract

Hazy, J. K. (in press) Toward a theory of leadership in complex systems: Computational modeling explorations. Nonlinear Dynamics, Psychology, and Life Sciences. Abstract.

Ibarra, H., Kilduff, M., Tsai, W. (2005). Zooming In and Out: Connecting Individuals and Collectives at the Frontiers of Organizational Network Research. Organization Science, 16(4), 359-371. Abstract

Kilduff, M., Tsai, W., Hanke, R. (2006). A Paradigm Too Far? A Dynamic Stability Reconsideration of the Social Network Research Program. Academy of Management Review, 31(4), 1031-1048. Abstract

Lichtenstein, B. B., Uhl-Bien, M., Marion, R., Seers, A., Orton, J. D., & Schreiber, C. (2006). Complexity leadership theory: An interactive process on leading in complex adaptive systems. Emergence: Complexity and Organization (E:CO), 8(4), 2-12. Abstract

Marion, R., & Uhl-Bien, M. (2001). Leadership in complex organizations. The Leadership Quarterly, 12(4), 389-418. Abstract

Marion, R., & Uhl-Bien, M. (2003). Complexity theory and Al Qaeda: Examining complex leadership. Emergence: A Journal of Complexity Issues in Organization and Management, 5(1), 54-76. Abstract

Meyer, A.D., Gaba, V., Colwell, K.A. (2005). Organizing Far from Equilibrium: Nonlinear Change in Organizational Fields. Organization Science, 16(5), 456-473. Abstract

Nowak, M. A., May, R. M., & Sigmund, K. (1995, June). The arithmetics of mutual help. Scientific American, 272, 76-81. Abstract

Perry-Smith, J.E. (2006). Social Yet Creative: The Role of Social Relationships in Facilitating Individual Creativity. Academy of Management Journal, 49(1), 85-101. Abstract

Peterson, M. F., & Meckler, M. R. (2001). Cuban-American entrepreneurs: Chance, complexity and chaos. Organization Studies, 22(1), 31-57. Abstract

Plowman, D., Baker, L. T., Beck, T., Kulkarni, M., Solansky, S., & Travis, D. (2007). Radical change accidentally: The emergence and amplification of small change. Academy of Management Journal, 50(3), 515-543. Abstract

Plowman, D., Baker, L. T., Beck, T., Kulkarni, M., Solansky, S., & Travis, D. (2007). The role of leadership in emergent, self-organization. The Leadership Quarterly. Abstract

Schneider, M., & Somers, M. (2006). Organizations as complex adaptive systems: Implications of complexity theory for leadership research. The Leadership Quarterly 17(4), 351-365. Abstract

Schreiber, C. and Carley, K. M. (2006). Leadership Style as an Enabler of Organizational Complex Functioning. Emergence: Complexity and Organization, 8(4). Abstract

Solow, D., & Szmerekovsky, J. G. (2006). The role of leadership: What management science can give back to the study of complex systems. Emergence: Complexity and Organization, 8(4), 52-60. Abstract

Stacey, R. D. (1995). The science of complexity: An alternative perspective for strategic change processes. Strategic Management Journal, 16, 477-495. Abstract

Surie, G., & Hazy, J. K. (2006). Generative leadership: Nurturing innovation in complex systems. Emergence: Complexity and Organization (E:CO), 8(4), 13-26. Abstract

Uhl-Bien, M., Marion, R., & McKelvey, B. (2007). Complexity Leadership Theory: Shifting leadership from the industrial age to the knowledge era. The Leadership Quarterly. Abstract

Vera, D., Crossan, M. (2005). Improvisation and Innovative Performance in Teams. Organization Science, 16(3), 203-224.
Woodman, R.W., Sawyer, J.E., Griffin, R.W. (1993). Toward a Theory of Organizational Creativity. Academy of Management Review, 18(2), 293-321. Abstract

Selected Book Chapters

Carley, K. (2002). Intra-organizational complexity and computation. In J. A. C. Baum (Ed.), The Blackwell Companion to Organizations (pp. 208-232). Oxford, UK: Blackwell Publishers.

Carley, K. (1996). Organizational learning and personnel turnover. In M. D. Cohen & L. S. Sproull (Eds.), Organizational Learning. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Carley, K. (1999). On the evolution of social and organizational networks. In S. Bacharach, D. Knoke & S. B. Andrews (Eds.), Research in the Sociology of Organizations: Networks In and Around Organizations (Vol. 16, pp. 3-30). Greenwich, CN: JAI Press, Inc.

Dooley, K. J. (2004). Complexity science models of organizational change. In S. Poole & A. V. de Ven (Eds.), Handbook of organizational change and development (pp. 454-473). New York: Oxford University Press.

Hazy, J. K., Goldstein, J., & Lichtenstein, B. B. (2007). Complex systems leadership theory: An introduction. In J. K. Hazy, J. Goldstein & B. B. Lichtenstein (Eds.), Complex Systems Leadership Theory. Mansfield, MA: ISCE Publishing Company.

Marion, R., & Uhl-Bien, M. (2007). Complexity and strategic leadership. In R. Hooijberg, J. Hunt, K. Boal, and J. Antonakis (Eds.), Being there even when you are not: Leading through strategy, structure, and systems. Monographs in Leadership and Management (Vol. 4) (pp. 273-287). Amsterdam: Elsevier Publishing Company. Abstract

McKelvey, B. (in press). Emergent strategy via complexity leadership: Using complexity science and adaptive tension to build distributed intelligence. In M. Uhl-Bien & R. Marion (Eds.), Complexity and Leadership, Volume I: Conceptual Foundations. Thousand Oaks: Sage. Abstract

McKelvey, B. (2003). Emergent order in firms: Complexity science vs. The entanglement trap. In E. Mitleton-Kelly (Ed.), Complex systems and evolutionary perspectives on organizations (pp. 99-125). Amsterdam, NL: Elsevier Science.

Panzar, C., Hazy, J. K., McKelvey, B., & Schwandt, D. R. (2007). The paradox of complex organizations: Leadership as integrative influence. In J. K. Hazy, J. Goldstein & B. B. Lichtenstein (Eds.), Complex Systems Leadership Theory (pp. 345-370). Mansfield, MA: ISCE Publishing Company.

Plowman, D., & Duchon, D. (in press). Dispelling the myths about leadership: From cybernetics to emergence. In M. Uhl-Bien, R. Marion & P. J. Hanges (Eds.), Toward a complexity theory of organization and leadership. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.

Schreiber, C. and Carley K. M. (in press). Network Leadership: Leading for Learning and Adaptability. In M. Uhl-Bien & R. Marion (Eds.), Complexity and Leadership Volume I: Conceptual Foundations. Thousand Oaks: Sage.