Complexity and Leadership, Volume I: Conceptual Foundations

Edited by Mary Uhl-Bien and Russ Marion


1. Introduction
Russ Marion and Mary Uhl-Bien

2. A Primer on Complexity Theory
Russ Marion

3. Conceptual Foundations of Complexity Science: Development and Main Constructs
Jeffrey Goldstein

4. Dynamical Social Psychology: On Complexity and Coordination in Human Experience
Robin R. Vallacher and Andrzej Nowak

5. Pathways of Opportunity in Dynamic Organizational Networks
Martin Kilduff, Craig Crossland, and Wenpin Tsai

6. Individual and Collective Coevolution: Leadership as Emergent Social Structuring
David R. Schwandt

7. Dispelling the Myths About Leadership: From Cybernetics to Emergence
Donde Ashmos Plowman and Dennis Duchon

8. Beyond Transactional and Transformational Leadership: Can Leaders Still Lead When They Don’t Know What to Do?
Robert G. Lord

9. Complexity Leadership Theory: Shifting Leadership from the Industrial Age to the Knowledge Era
Mary Uhl-Bien, Russ Marion and Bill McKelvey

10. Emergent Strategy via Complexity Leadership: Using Complexity Science & Adaptive Tension to Build Distributed Intelligence
Bill McKelvey

11. Research Methods for Studying the Dynamics of Leadership
Kevin J. Dooley and Benyamin Lichtenstein

12. Dynamic Network Leadership: Leading for Learning and Adaptability
Craig Schreiber and Kathleen M. Carley

13. A Complexity Perspective on Leadership Development
Ellen Van Velsor

14. Leadership or Luck?: The System Dynamics of Intel’s Shift to Microprocessors in the 1970s and 1980s
James K. Hazy

15. Patterns of Leadership: A Case Study of Influence Signaling in an Entrepreneurial Firm
James K. Hazy