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Vladimir Dimitrov  

Complexity Spirituality & Ethics

Fuzziology in Search of Insights for Dealing with Global Economy  

Fuzziology : Applications for Studying Complexity of Existential Dynamics  

Swarm-like Dynamics

Swarm Dynamics

The Improvising Organization

Learning Ecology for Human and Machine Intelligence 
Vladimir Dimitrov  Steve Wilson

Fuzziology and Lifelong Learning 
Vladimir Dimitrov  David Wright

Emotions: Complexity Perspective 
Stuart Hill 

Conservation Challenges

What is Social Ecology? 
Prof. Mary Kalantzis

"Recognising Diversity"  Centenary of Celebration of Australia 1901-2001.

           
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Complexity Spirituality & Ethics 

Vladimir Dimitrov
In eating, sleeping, fearing and copulation men and beasts are alike; man excelleth the best by engaging in mindful explorations and spiritual practices. So why should a man, if he be without intelligence and spirituality, not be equal to the beast? 

                                             (Excerpt from ancient Hindu Scriptures)

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Learning Ecology for Human and Machine Intelligence 

Vladimir Dimitrov

Ecology studies the web of dynamic interactions of the living creatures, including humans, and their environment - natural and artificial (human-made). Learning is a process which is vital for sustaining the integrity of this web and hence for sustaining the life and its unfolding.
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Fuzziology and Lifelong Learning

Vladimir Dimitrov and Steve Wilson

Lifelong learning reflects our lifelong urge to know about our personal and social worlds [1]; fuzziology [2, 3, 4] focuses on fuzziness (uncertainty, imprecision) inherent in what we consider as known. The famous paradox of knowing, formulated by Socrates nearly 2500 years ago bridges lifelong learning with fuzziology:
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Fuzziology in Search of Insights for Dealing with Global Economy

Vladimir Dimitrov

According to a publication in "Le Monde Diplomatique" [1], Marcos - the leader of the world-widely supported Zapatista movement in Mexico - was the first to construct a theory linking economic globalization to the marginalization of a great majority of the world population. 
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Emotions: Complexity Perspective 

Vladimir Dimitrov and David Wright

The emergent phenomena are at the focus of Complexity science; they express self-organizing ability of the complexly interwoven dynamics: energies, forces, substances, forms. Emotions are typical examples of emergent phenomena that reveal self-organizing capacity of the human dynamics. Therefore the findings of Complexity are applicable for studying dynamics of emotions....
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The Improvising Organization

Vladimir Dimitrov

Today's rapidly changing and unpredictable environment, with which traditional management principles and practices cannot cope, demands new creative approaches. Quite interesting is the approach based on improvisation. The paper http://www.pioneerbooks.com/imporg.htmexamines the essential characteristics of an improvising organization, and suggests several training exercises to develop this skill... 
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Fuzziology : Applications for Studying Complexity of Existential Dynamics

Vladimir Dimitrov

In a broad sense, fuzziness is the opposite of precision. Everything that cannot be defined precisely (that is, according to some broadly accepted criteria or norms of precision) and everything that has no clearly described boundaries in space or time is considered a bearer of fuzziness. In a narrow sense, fuzziness relates to the definition of fuzzy sets as proposed by Zadeh in 1965: sets, the belongingness to which is measured by a membership function whose values are between 1 (full belongingness) and 0 (non-belongingness)...
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Conservation Challenges and Opportunities for the Future 

Stuart Hill

Because of worsening environmental, social and economic conditions, most people are not hopeful about the future; and certainly if we adhere to our unexamined values of unlimited growth, consumerism, individualism, corporate managerialism, and technological and curative solutions to ecological, social and personal problems our fears will become self fulfilling prophesies. But, if we clarify our values and move beyond these limited perceptions, deepen our understanding of nature, community and ourselves, and learn to design and work with, rather than against, natural processes, then we can certainly achieve a meaningful, mutually supportive and sustainable future...
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Recognising Diversity

Mary Kalantzis 
RMIT University, Melbourne Australia.

The fetish we have for numbers has just landed us in 2001. And this number tells us it’s time to remember an Australian event of a century ago—the Federation of the Australian Colonies. For a few years in the nineties of the twentieth century, it seemed we might have been able to make something of the numerology. We thought we might be able to make the number 2001 iconic of another moment of historical transition. But, for reasons which don’t bear repeating, the push to redefine Australia as a republic came unstuck before the anointed year.
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SWARM DYNAMICS 

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 Organizational dynamics at the edge of chaos
. . .   . . . . The interest in the mystery of the swarm dynamics and particularly of stigmergic assemblies, that is assemblies in which individuals communicate mostly indirectly - through the environment they share, exponentially grows in our days. The challenge is to explore ways of applying the swarm- and stigmergy-based approaches for creating new ways of dealing with organizational dynamics at the edge of chaos.  
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SWARM-LIKE DYNAMICS AND THEIR USE IN ORGANISATION & MANAGEMENT 

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 The swarm-like dynamics are at the very core of the dynamics of every organization. This study reveals their use in the practice of management. 
. . .   . . . . Introduction: Swarm-like Dynamics
The Swarm of Human Thoughts and Feelings
Harmonious Resonance
Effects of External Perturbations
Awareness and Learning
Purpose as a Strange Attractor of Agents' Dynamics
Incompatibility of Harmonious Resonance in Organizations with Profit-Oriented Attractors
Conclusion: Rhythm of Self-Realization
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According to many authors in the field of management, today's globalization, rapid-fire technological innovations, and constant mounting pressure from few elitist, unimaginably reach, banking corporations have pushed the world markets into a state of ceaseless turmoil. "Success amidst such a maelstrom of change" - writes Conner in its book "Leading at the Edge of Chaos", calls for much more than what change-management models have to offer...
 
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Prof. Mary Kalantzis
 Centenary of Celebration of Australia 1901-2001.
 "Recognising Diversity"

 
Stuart Hill
 What is Social Ecology? 


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