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A complexity approach to sustainability - Stafford Beer revisited

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  • Espinosa, A.
  • Harnden, R.
  • Walker, J.

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  • Espinosa, A. & Harnden, R. & Walker, J., 2008. "A complexity approach to sustainability - Stafford Beer revisited," European Journal of Operational Research, Elsevier, vol. 187(2), pages 636-651, June.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:ejores:v:187:y:2008:i:2:p:636-651
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