NECSI studies the network of communication in organizations and how that network is well or poorly suited to the tasks it performs. NECSI negotiation studies identify specific protocols that enable negotiators to achieve the best possible outcomes.



Management

NECSI research examines how complex societal interactions can be effectively managed.


Complexity rising: From human beings to human civilization, a complexity profile, Y. Bar-Yam (1997).

Multiscale Variety in Complex Systems, Y. Bar-Yam (2004).

Californian Management Review. N. Repenning and J.D. Sterman, 43, 4, 64-92 (2001).

Business Dynamics: Systems Thinking and Modeling for a Complex World. J.D. Sterman (2000).

Sloan Management Review. P.M. Senge, 32, 1, 7-23 (Fall 1990).

Sloan Management Review. P.M. Senge, G. Carstedt, 42, 2, 24-38 (Winter 2001).


Negotiation

Researchers at NECSI study the dynamics of negotiations in collaborative design and computer networks.


Handling Emergent Resource Use Oscillations. M. Klein, R. Metzler, and Y. Bar-Yam (2005).

A complex systems perspective on how agents can support collaborative design, M. Klein, H. Sayama, P. Faratin, and Y. Bar-Yam (2003).

Negotiating complex contracts, Group Decision and Negotiation, M. Klein, P. Faratin, H. Sayama, and Y. Bar-Yam (2003).

The dynamics of collaborative design: Insights from complex systems and negotiation research, M. Klein, H. Sayama, P. Faratin, and Y. Bar-Yam (September 2003).

Simple negotiating agents in complex games: Emergent equilibria and dominance of strategies, P. Faratin, M. Klein, H. Sayama, and Y. Bar-Yam (2002).

Negotiating complex contracts, in Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems, M. Klein, P. Faratin, H. Sayama, and Y. Bar-Yam (2002).

A complex systems perspective on computer-supported collaborative design technology, M. Klein, H. Sayama, P. Faratin, and Y. Bar-Yam (2002).

Simple negotiating agents in complex games: Emergent equilibria and dominance of strategies, P. Faratin, M. Klein, H. Sayama, and Y. Bar-Yam (2001).

Handling Emergent Dysfunctions in Open Peer-to-Peer Systems, M. Klein and Y. Bar-Yam (2001).

Negotiating complex contracts, Proceedings of the AAAI Fall 2001 Symposium on Negotiation Methods for Autonomous Cooperative Systems, M. Klein, P. Faratin, H. Sayama, and Y. Bar-Yam (2001).

What complex systems research can teach us about collaborative design, M. Klein, H. Sayama, P. Faratin, and Y. Bar-Yam (2001).

 

 

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