Organizations and Second Order Cybernetics
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This paper expounds a way of seeing organizations that fits with second order cybernetics. It shows the relationship between cybernetics and radical constructivism and discusses the meaning of autonomy as it is used by cyberneticians. Implications for organizational members, managers, researchers and interventionists are elaborated.
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Journal of Strategic and Systemic Therapies, v. 4, p. 53-65.
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Steier, Frederick and Smith, Kenwyn K., "Organizations and Second Order Cybernetics" (1985). Communication Faculty Publications. 518.