On the Horizon: Volume 18 Issue 1


Table of contents - Special Issue: Complexipacity

Guest Editors: David Pearce Snyder, Sue Snyder

Complexipacity, wisdom and education

Tom Abeles

The purpose of this paper is to explore the impact of the emerging science of complexity and the rise of fast computational capabilities on human understanding of the world and


1, 2, a few, and many

Paul Schumann

The purpose of this paper is to: give a brief history of the development of complexity science for people unfamiliar with the details of complexity science; describe the different

Higher education in management: reinventing the paradigm to gain the capacity to handle today's complexity

Keitiline Ramos Viacava, Eugenio Avila Pedrozo

The purpose of this paper is to highlight how methodological and educational construction in the realm of higher education in management – which aims to meet the demands of


Finding and reducing needless complexity

Eric G. Olson, Sara J. Moulton Reger, David S. Singer

The purpose of this paper is to present a structure for identifying complexity that is not needed in an enterprise, and describe a methodology for eliminating it. Whether it is


On becoming more complex (and what to do about it)

Thomas Owen Jacobs

The purpose of this paper is to examine an individual's capability to manage complex or “wicked” problems, and to suggest a logic for the design of interventions designed to


The capability of young people

Sheila Rossan

The aims of this (mainly) conceptual paper are twofold: first, to define “capability” as used within Bioss (what used to be the Brunel Institute of Organization and Social


Achieving complexipacity in schools

Wayne B. Jennings

The purpose of this paper is to examine the capability of elementary and secondary schools to achieve complexipacity in its students.


Developing personal complexipacity

Richard G. Maynard

The purpose of this paper is to motivate individuals to use social networking and information tools to address complex personal issues.


Fast adders: complexity and computer consequences

Tom Abeles

Biological evolution in humans, as in other living things on earth, is slow. Human intellectual capacity to transform the earth and its inhabitants can move readily. The purpose

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