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Ten pints of Beer: The rationale of Stafford Beer's cybernetic books (1959‐94)

Kybernetes

ISSN: 0368-492X

Article publication date: 1 March 2004

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Details a discussion with Stafford Beer about the rationale of his cybernetic books published in the twentieth century (1959‐94). Includes a dialogue concerning his contributed works: Cybernetics and Management; Decision and Control; Management Science; Designing Freedom; Platform for Change; The Heart of Enterprise; Diagnosing the System for Organisations; and Beyond Dispute.Concludes with a perspective of some of his important early work and some unpublished contributions which have been collected into one book.

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(2004), "Ten pints of Beer: The rationale of Stafford Beer's cybernetic books (1959‐94)", Kybernetes, Vol. 33 No. 3/4, pp. 828-842. https://doi.org/10.1108/03684920410523724

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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