By Constantin Malik
Wars, revolutions, and fiscal mess ups should not have to occur. there are methods to rework governmental guidelines on the way to keep away from such catastrophes. what's needed—argues administration specialist Constantin Malik—is to count on swap and to organize for it. With this hugely instructive and provocative booklet, Malik brings administration conception to executive, suggesting a sequence of latest tools and tools for profitable governance, methods in line with the most recent study within the fields of crowd psychology and administration cybernetics.
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25 The handling of complex systems requires a different method than the handling of simple systems. In a simple system there are but a few variables. They are known and can be measured more or less accurately, which allows for full knowledge of the system details and offers a chance of complete control over the system and all its details and specifics given. Friedrich von Hayek writes that in complex systems we are necessarily restricted to the recognition of patterns because the number of variables is far too large to even know, let alone influence, them all.
The structure on each level of recursion is invariant – the pattern remains the same. «53 The model, therefore, is not hierarchical in the way that we usually use the word. Looking at one level of recursion isolated from the rest it actually is since the meta-system is placed above the other system’s components. But if we take more than one level of recursion into consideration then it becomes clear that it is not hierarchical in the usual sense. It is rather a structure in which each system is »nested« in another system.
28 The time of birth of Cybernetics was the book Cybernetics – or control and communication in the animal and the machine by Norbert Wiener, which dates back to the year 1948. And it was actually Wiener himself who suggested the expression »Cybernetics« for this new science. The title of his book shows clearly how Cybernetics is a transdisciplinary science: It deals with the same aspects of systems no matter whether they are found in biological or artificial systems. Cybernetics is a meta-science.