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Publications

Chronological List

Journal Articles

  1. McKelvey, B. 2014. “Foreword.” In Connected Thinking, Kate Forges-Pitt, London: Springer.
  2. Escoffier, Nadine & B. McKelvey 2014. “Using Crowd-Wisdom Strategy to Co-Create Market Value: Proof-of-Concept from the Movie Industry.” In R. DeFillippi & P. Wikstrom (eds.), International Perspectives on Business Innovation and Disruption in the Creative Industries: Film, Video, Photography.
  3. McKelvey, B. 2013. “Reflections on Max Boisot’s Ashby Space Applied to Complexity Management.” In J. Child & M. Ihrig (eds.), Knowledge and the Study of Organizations and Management: Building on the Work of Max Boisot. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, 93–105.
  4. Boisot, M. & B. McKelvey 2013. “Extreme Outcomes, Connectivity, and Power Laws: Towards an Econophysics of Organization.” In J. Child & M. Ihrig (eds.), Knowledge and the Study of Organizations and Management: Building on the Work of Max Boisot. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, 61–92.
  5. McKelvey, B., M. Li, H. Xu, & R. Vidgen 2013. “Re-thinking Kauffman’s NK Fitness Landscape: Going from Artifact & Groupthink to Weak-tie Effects.” Human Systems Management, 32(1): 17–42.
  6. McKelvey, B., M. P. Salmador, P. Morcillo, & J. M. Rodríguez-Antón 2013. “Toward an Econophysics View of Intellectual Capital Dynamics: From Self-organized Criticality to the Stochastic Frontier.” Journal of Knowledge Management Research and Practice, 11(2): 142–161.
  7. Crawford, G. C., & B. McKelvey 2012. “Strategic Implications of Power-law Distributions in the Creation and Emergence of New Ventures: Power-law Analyses in Three Panel Studies.” Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research, 32:
  8. McKelvey, B., B. B. Lichtenstein, & P. Andriani 2012. “When organizations and Ecosystems interact: Toward a law of Requisite Fractality in Firms.” International Journal of Complexity In Leadership & Management, 2(1-1): 104–136.
  9. Lichtenstein, B. B. & B. McKelvey 2012. “Four Degrees of Emergence: A Typology of Complexity and Its Implications for a Science of Management.” International Journal of Complexity In Leadership & Management, 1(4): 339–378.
  10. Thomas, C., R. Kaminska & B. McKelvey 2012. “Building Ambidexterity into a Firm: The Control/Autonomy Dilemma Revisited.” In L. Dibiaggio & P.-X. Meschi, (eds.), Management in the Knowledge Economy: New Managerial Models for Success. Paris, Fr: Pearson, 139–173.
  11. McKelvey, B. 2012.“Murray Gell-Mann: Célébrer la dynamique de connectivité parmi les agents dans les organizations—de la simplicité profonde á la fractalité requise”. [“Murray Gell-Mann: Celebrating Connectivity Dynamics Among Agents in Organizations—From Deep Simplicity to Requisite Fractality.”] In Olivier Germain (ed.), Les Grands Inspirateurs de la Théorie des Organisations. Caen, Fr: Editions Management et Société (EMS), 113–137.
  12. McKelvey, B. & Lichtenstein, B. B. 2011. “Four Degrees of Emergence: A Typology of Complexity and Its Implications for a Science of Management.” International Journal of Complexity In Leadership& Management , 1(4):
  13. Han, M. & B. McKelvey, 2011. “Toward a Complexity Theory of Sustainable Social Entrepreneurship.” Journal of Enterprise Culture.
  14. Andriani, P. & B. McKelvey 2011. "Using scale-free processes to explain punctuated-change in management-relevant phenomena.” International Journal of Complexity In Leadership &Management, 1(3): 211–251.
  15. Andriani, P. & B. McKelvey 2011. “Managing in a Pareto World Calls for New Thinking.” M@n@gement,14(2): 89–117.
  16. Yalamova, R. & B. McKelvey 2011. “Explaining What Leads Up to Stock Market Crashes: A Phase Transition Model and Scalability Dynamics.” Journal of Behavioral Finance, 12(3):
  17. Benbya, H. & B. McKelvey 2011. “Using Power-Law Science to Enhance Knowledge for Practical Relevance.” Best Paper Proceedings, Academy of Management Conference, August, San Antonio, TX.
  18. Boisot, M. & B. McKelvey 2011. “Connectivity, Extremes, and Power Laws: Towards a Power-law Science of Organizational Effectiveness.” Journal of Management Inquiry, 20(2): 119–133.
  19. McKelvey, B. 2010. “Complexity Leadership: The Secret of Jack Welch’s Success.” International Journal of Complexity In Leadership& Management , 1(1): 4–36.
  20. Trimble, S. W., et al. 2010. “Reward Quality Not Quantity.” Nature (Letter), 467: 789.
  21. Trimble, S. W., W. W. Grody, B. McKelvey & M. Gad-el-Hak 2010. “The Glut of Academic Publishing: A Call for a New Culture.” Academic Questions, 23(3): 276–286.
  22. Bauerlein, M., M. Gad-el-Hak, W. W. Grody, B. McKelvey & S. W. Trimble 2010. “Fixing the Problem of Too Much Academic Publishing.” Chronicle of Higher Education, Vol. LVI(38; June 13): 80 (“Point of View” page). http://chronicle.com/article/We-Must-Stop-the-Avalanche-/65890/ Reprinted in Chinese, 2011, The Teahouse of Sociologists. A journal in East China.
  23. Boisot, M. & B. McKelvey 2010. “Integrating Modernist and Postmodernist Perspectives on Organizations: A Complexity Science Bridge.” Academy of Management Review, 35(3): 415–433.
  24. Carbonara, N., I. Giannoccaro & B. McKelvey 2010. “Making Geographical Clusters More Successful: Complexity-based Policies.” Emergence: Complexity and Organization, 12(3): 21–45).
  25. McKelvey, B., P. Andriani, M. Boisot, & A. Lewin. Forthcoming. “Why Pareto-based Organization Science is Necessary.” Organization Science.
  26. Andriani, P., & B. McKelvey 2009. “Avoiding Extreme Risk Before it Occurs: Scalability Lessons from Complexity Science.” Revise and resubmit at Risk Management: An International Journal.
  27. Shepard, J., & B. McKelvey 2009. “An Empirical Investigation of Organizational Memetic Variation.” Journal of Bioeconomics (Summer).
  28. Andriani, P., & B. McKelvey 2009. “From Gaussian to Paretian Thinking: Causes and Implications of Power Laws in Organizations.” Organization Science, 20(6).
  29. McKelvey, B., C. Wycisk, & M. Hülsmann 2009. Designing Learning Capabilities of Complex ‘Smart Parts’ Logistics Markets: Lessons from LeBaron’s Stock Market Computational Model.” International Journal of Production Economics (Summer).
  30. Han, M., and McKelvey, B. 2008. “Toward a Social Capital Theory of Technology-based New Ventures as Complex Adaptive Systems.” International Journal of Accounting and Information Management, 16: 36–61.
  31. McKelvey, B. 2009. “Commensurability, Rhetoric, & Ephemera: Searching for Clarity in a Cloud of Critique. Ephemera, 8: 420–432.   http://www.ephemeraweb.org/journal/index.htm.
  32. Carbonara, N., I. Giannoccaro, & B. McKelvey 2009. “Making Geographical Clusters More Successful: Complexity-based Policies.” Emergence: Complexity and Organization, 11(4).
  33. Andriani, P., B. McKelvey 2008: “Management Research and Best Practice Toward Complexity, Extreme Events and Power Laws.” Quaderni di Management, 34: 63–87.
  34. Wycisk, C., B. McKelvey & M. Hülsmann 2008. “Smart Parts” Logistics Systems as Complex Adaptive Systems.” International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management, 38(2), 108–125.
  35. Andriani, P., & B. McKelvey 2007. “Beyond Gaussian Averages: Redirecting Organization Science Toward Extreme Events and Power Laws.” Journal of International Business Studies, 38(7): 1212–1230.
  36. Boisot, M., and McKelvey, B. 2007. “Extreme Events, Power Laws, and Adaptation: Towards an Econophysics of Organization.” Best Paper Proceedings, Academy of Management Conference, Philadelphia, PA, August.
  37. Uhl-Bien, M., R. Marion & B. McKelvey 2007. “Complex Leadership: Shifting Leadership from the Industrial Age to the Knowledge Era.” The Leadership Quarterly, 18: 298–318.
  38. Benbya, H., & B. McKelvey 2006. “Using Coevolutionary and Complexity Theories to Improve IS Alignment: A Multi-level Approach  Journal of Information Technology, 21: 284–298.
  39. Merali, J., & B. McKelvey 2006. “Using Complexity Science to Effect a Paradigm Shift in Information Systems for the 21st Century.” Journal of Information Technology, 21: 211–215.
  40. McKelvey B. 2006. “Comment on Van de Ven and Johnson’s ‘Engaged Scholarship’: Nice Try, But…Academy of Management Review, October  31: 822–829.
  41. Benbya, H., & B. McKelvey 2006. “Toward a Complexity Theory of Information Systems Development.” Information Technology and People, 19: 12–34.
  42. Baum, J. A. C., & B. McKelvey 2006. “Analysis of Extremes in Management.” Chapter in D. Ketchen and D. Bergh, eds., Methodology in Strategy and Management, 3: 123–197.
  43. Madsen, T., & B. McKelvey 2005. “Dynamic Capabilities and Knowledge-Driven Micro-Evolution: Performance Effects of Intrafirm Variation, Selection and Retention Processes.” Research in Competence-based Management, 2: 3–38.
  44. Thomas, C., R. Kaminska-Labbé & B. McKelvey 2005. Managing the MNC and Exploitation/Exploration Dilemma: From Static Balance to Dynamic Oscillation. In G. Szulanski, Y. Doz, & J. Porac, eds., Advances in Strategic Management: Expanding Perspectives on the Strategy Process, 22: 213–247.
  45. McKelvey, B., & P. Andriani 2005. “Why Gaussian Statistics are Mostly Wrong for Strategic Organization.” Strategic Organization, 3: 219–228.
  46. McKelvey B. 2004. “Complexity Science as Order-creation Science: New Theory, New Method.” Emergence: Complexity and Organization, 6(4): 2–27.
  47. McKelvey B. 2004. “Toward a Complexity Science of Entrepreneurship.” Journal of Business Venturing, 19: 313–341.
  48. Yuan, Y., & B. McKelvey 2004. “Situated Learning Theory: Adding Rate and Complexity Effects via Kauffman’s NK Model.” Nonlinear Dynamics, Psychology, and Life Sciences, 8: 65–101.
  49. McKelvey B. 2004. “Toward a 0th Law of Thermodynamics: Order-Creation Complexity Dynamics from Physics & Biology to Bioeconomics Journal of Bioeconomics, 6: 65–96.
  50. McKelvey B. 2003. “Postmodernism vs. Truth in Management Theory.” In E. Locke, ed. Post Modernism and Management: Pro’s, Cons and the Alternative. Research in the Sociology of Organizations, 21: 113–168. Amsterdam, NL: Elsevier Science.
  51. Henrickson, L., & B. McKelvey 2002. “Foundations of New Social Science: Institutional Legitimacy from Philosophy, Complexity Science, Postmodernism, and Agent-based Modeling.” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Vol. 99(Suppl. 3): 7288–7297.
  52. McKelvey B. 2001. “What Is Complexity Science? It’s Really Order-Creation Science.” Emergence, 3: 137–157.
  53. McKelvey B. 2001. “Energizing Order-Creating Networks of Distributed Intelligence.” International Journal of Innovation Management, 5: 181–212.
  54. McKelvey B. 1999. “The Gurus Speak.” Emergence, 1(1): 73–91.
  55. McKelvey B. 1999. “Complexity Theory in Organization Science: Seizing the Promise or Becoming a Fad?” Emergence, 1(1): 5–32.
  56. McKelvey B. 1999. “Avoiding Complexity Catastrophe in Coevolutionary Pockets: Strategies for Rugged Landscapes.” Organization Science, 10: 294–321.
  57. Maguire, S., & B. McKelvey 1999. “Complexity and Management: Moving from Fad to Firm Foundations.” Emergence, 1(2): 19–61.
  58. Knott, A. M., & B. McKelvey 1999. “Nirvana Efficiency: A Comparative Test of Residual Claims and Routines.” Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 41: 365–382.
  59. McKelvey B. 1998. “Complexity vs. Selection Among Coevolutionary Firms.” Comportamento Organizacionale Gestão, 4: 17–59.
  60. McKelvey B. 1997. “Quasi-natural Organization Science.” Organization Science, 8: 351–381.
  61. Madsen, T., & B. McKelvey. 1996. “Darwinian Dynamic Capability.” Best Paper Proceedings, Academy of Management, Cincinnati, OH, August.
  62. Ulrich, D., & B. McKelvey 1990. “General Organizational Classification: an Empirical Test Using the United States and Japanese Electronics Industries.” Organization Science, 1: 99–118.
  63. Aldrich, H., D. Ulrich & B. McKelvey 1984. “Design Strategy from the Population Perspective.” Journal of Management, 10: 67–86.
  64. McKelvey B. 1983. “The Population Perspective and the Organizational Form Concept.” Economia Aziendale, 2: 63–86.
  65. McKelvey, B., & H. Aldrich 1983. “Populations, Natural Selection, and Applied Organizational Science.” Administrative Science Quarterly, 28: 101–128.
  66. Warriner, C. K., B. McKelvey & R. H. Hall 1981. “The Comparative Description of Organizations: A Research Note and Invitation.” Organization Studies, 2: 173–180.
  67. McKelvey B., & U. Sekaran 1977. “Toward a Career-Based Theory of Job Involvement: A Study of Scientists and Engineers.” Administrative Science Quarterly, 22: 281–305.
  68. McKelvey B. 1978. “Organizational Systematics: Taxonomic Lessons from Biology.” Management Science, 24: 1428–1440.
  69. McKelvey B. 1975. “Guidelines for the Empirical Classification of Organizations.” Administrative Science Quarterly, 20: 509–525.
  70. McKelvey B., & R. H. Kilmann 1975. “Organization Design” A Participative Multivariate Approach.” Administrative Science Quarterly, 20: 24–36.
  71. Kilmann, R. H., & B. McKelvey 1975. “The MAPS Route to Better Organization Design.” California Management Review, 17: 23–31.
  72. McKelvey B. 1969. “Expectational Noncomplementarity and Style of Interaction Between Professional and Organization.” Administrative Science Quarterly, 14: 21–32.
  73. Schein, E. H., B. McKelvey, D. R. Peters & J. M. Thomas 1965. “Career Orientations and Perceptions of Rewarded Activity in a Research Organization.” Administrative Science Quarterly, 9: 333–349.

Chapters in Books

  1. McKelvey, B. Forthcoming. “Fixing the UK’s Economy.” In J. McGlade, M. Strathern & K. Richardson (eds.), Complexity in Human and Natural Systems. Litchfield Park, AZ: ISCE Publishing.
  2. McKelvey, B. 2011. “Murray Gell-Mann: Celebrating Connectivity Dynamics Among Agents in Organizations—From Deep Simplicity to Requisite Fractality.” In Olivier Germain (ed.), Les Grands Inspirateurs de la Théorie des Organisations. Caen, Fr: Editions Management et Société (EMS).
  3. McKelvey, B., B. B. Lichtenstein & P. Andriani 2011. “Cuando las organizaciones y los ecosistemas interactúan: Hacia una ley de fractalidad requerida en la empresa.” [“When Systems and Ecosystems Collide: Toward a Law of Requisite Fractality In Firms.”] In M. J. Lopez Moreno (ed.), La Empresa en el Dominio de la Complejidad [Chaos and Complexity in Organizations and Society.] Madrid, Spain: UNESA, 153–191.
  4. McKelvey, B. & R. Yalamova 2011. “From the Efficient Market Hypothesis to Econophysics.” In G. Sundström & E. Hollnagel (eds.), Governance and Control of Financial Systems: A Resilience Engineering Perspective, Ch. 4; 27–36.
  5. McKelvey, B. & R. Yalamova 2011. “The 2007 Liquidity Crisis: An Example of Scalability Dynamics in Action.” In G. Sundström & E. Hollnagel (eds.), Governance and Control…, Ch. 5; 41–54.
  6. Yalamova, R. & B. McKelvey 2011. “Using Power Laws and the Hurst Coefficient to Identify Stock Market Trading Bubbles.” In G. Sundström & E. Hollnagel (eds.), Governance and Control…, Ch. 7; 85–106.
  7. McKelvey, B. & R. Yalamova 2011. “Financial Resilience Engineering: Toward Automatic Action Formulas Against Risk & Reckless Endangerment.” In G. Sundström & E. Hollnagel (eds.), Governance & Control, Ch. 9; 133–148.
  8. Allen, P., S. Maguire & B. McKelvey 2011. Introduction. In P. Allen, S. Maguire & B. McKelvey (eds.), Handbook of Complexity and Management. London: Sage, 1–26.
  9. McKelvey, B. 2011. “A Scientific Realist Epistemology for Complexity Science.” In P. Allen, S. Maguire & B. McKelvey (eds.), Handbook of Complexity and Management. London: Sage, 113–130.
  10. Andriani, P. & B. McKelvey 2011. “From Skew Distributions to Power Law Science.” In P. Allen, S. Maguire & B. McKelvey (eds.), Handbook of Complexity and Management. London: Sage, 254–273.
  11. Boisot, M. & B. McKelvey 2011. “Ashby's Law of Requisite Variety: A Complexity Perspective.” In P. Allen, S. Maguire & B. McKelvey (eds.), Handbook of Complexity and Management. London: Sage, 279–298.
  12. McKelvey, B. & R. Yalamova. 2010. "Financial Resilience Engineering: Toward Automatic Action Formulas Against Risk & Reckless Endangerment." In G. Sunderström & E. Hollnagel (eds.), Governance and Control of Financial Systems.
  13. Yalamova, R., & B. McKelvey. 2010. "Using Power Laws and the Hurst Coefficient to Identify Stock Market Trading Bubbles." In G. Sunderström & E. Hollnagel (eds.), Governance and Control of Financial Systems: A Resilience Engineering Perspective.
  14. McKelvey, B. & R. Yalamova. 2010. "The Build-up to the 2007 Liquidity Crisis: An Example of Scalability Dynamics In Action." In G. Sunderström & E. Hollnagel (eds.), Governance and Control of Financial Systems.
  15. McKelvey, B. & R. Yalamova. 2010. "Introduction to Econophysics: Correlated Trader Behaviours, Bubbles & Crashes, Scalability Dynamics, Power Laws & Scale-free Theories." In G. Sundström & E. Hollnagel (eds.), Governance and Control of Financial Systems: A Resilience Engineering Perspective.
  16. McKelvey, B. 2010 "Fixing the UK's Economy." In J. McGlade, M. Strathern & K. RIchardson (eds.), Complexity in Human and Natural Systems. Litchfield Park, AZ: ISCE Publishing.
  17. McKelvey, B. 2010. "Murray Gell-Mann: Celebrating Connectivity Dynamics Among Agents in Organizations--From Deep Simplicity to Requisite Fractality." In Olivier Germain (ed), Les Grands Inspirateurs de la Théorie des Organisations. Caen, Fr: Editions Management et Socété (EMS).
  18. Boisot, M., & B. McKelvey 2010. “Ashby's Law of Requisite Variety: A Complexity Perspective.” In P. Allen, S. Maguire, & B. McKelvey, eds., Handbook of Complexity and Management. London: Sage.
  19. Andriani, P., & B. McKelvey 2010. “From Skew Distributions to Power Law Science.” In P. Allen, S. Maguire, & B. McKelvey, eds., Handbook of Complexity and Management. London: Sage.
  20. McKelvey, B. 2010. "A Scientific Realist Epistemology for Complexity Science." In P. Allen, S. Maguire, & B. McKelvey (eds.), Handbook of Complexity and Management. London: Sage.
  21. McKelvey, B., B. B. Lichtenstein & P. Andriani 2009. “When Systems and Ecosystems Collide: Is There a Law of Requisite Fractality Imposing on Firms?” In M. J. Lopez Moreno, ed., Chaos and Complexity in Organizations and Society. Madrid, Spain: UNESA.
  22. McKelvey, B. & M. Boisot 2009. “Redefining Strategic Foresight: “Fast” and “Far” Sight via Complexity Science.” In L. Costanzo & B. MacKay, eds., Handbook of Research on Strategy and Foresight. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar, 15–47.
  23. McKelvey, B. 2008. “Emergent Strategy via Complexity Leadership: Using Complexity Science & Adaptive Tension to Build Distributed Intelligence.” In M. Uhl-Bien & R. Marion, eds., Complexity and Leadership, Volume I: Conceptual Foundations. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing, 225-268.
  24. Panzer, C., J. K. Hazy, B. McKelvey & D. R. Schwandt 2007. The paradox of complex organizations: Leadership as multiplexed influence”. In J. K. Hazy, J. Goldstein & B. B. Lichtenstein, eds., Complex Systems Leadership Theory. Mansfield, MA: ISCE Publishing Company, 305–325.
  25. McKelvey, B. & B. B. Lichtenstein 2007. “Leadership in Four Stages of Emergence.” In J. K. Hazy, J. Goldstein & B. B. Lichtenstein, eds.,Complex Systems Leadership Theory. Mansfield, MA: ISCE Publishing Company, 93-107.
  26. Maguire, S., B. McKelvey, L. Mirabeau & N. Öztas. 2006. “Complexity Science and Organization Studies.” In S. Clegg, C. Hardy, & T. Lawrence, eds., Handbook of Organizational Studies (2nd ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage, 165–214.
  27. Boisot, M, & B. McKelvey. 2006. “A Socio/Computational Method for Staying Ahead of Terrorist and Other Adversities.” In G. G. S. Suder, ed., Corporate Strategies Under International Terrorism and Adversity. Cheltenham, UK: Elgar, 38–55.
  28. Boisot, M, & B. McKelvey. 2006. “Speeding Up Strategic Foresight in a Dangerous, Complex World: A Complexity Approach.” In G. G. S. Suder, ed., Corporate Strategies Under International Terrorism and Adversity. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar, 20–37.
  29. McKelvey, B. 2005. “Teoria della complessita' negli studi organizzativi” [“Modeling Complexity Dynamics in Organizations.”] In V. Albino, N. Carbonara & I. Giannoccaro, eds., Organizzazioni e Complessita': Muoversi tra ordine e caos per affrontare il cambiamento [Organizations as Complex Systems: An Agent-based Computational Approach]. Milano, Italy: Franco Angeli, 81–116.
  30. Madsen, T. & B. McKelvey 2005. “Evolutionary Components of Dynamic Capabilities: Performance Effects of Intrafirm Selection Processes.” Research in Competence-Based Management, 2: 3–38.
  31. McKelvey, B. 2004. “‘Simple Rules’ for Improving Corporate IQ: Basic Lessons from Complexity Science. In P. Andriani and G. Passiante, eds., Complexity Theory and the Management of Networks. London: Imperial College Press, 39–52.
  32. McKelvey, B. 2003. “Emergent Order in Firms: Complexity Science vs. the Entanglement Trap.” In E. Mitleton-Kelly, ed., Complex Systems and Evolutionary Perspectives on Organizations, Amsterdam, NL: Elsevier Science, 99–125.
  33. McKelvey, B. 2003. “From Fields to Science.” In R. Westwood & S. Clegg, eds., Debating Organization: Point-Counterpoint in Organization Studies, Oxford, UK: Blackwell, 47–73.
  34. McKelvey, B. 2002. “Complexity and Leadership.” In M. Lissack, ed., The Interaction of Complexity and Management. Westport, CT: Quorum Books, 85–90.
  35. McKelvey, B. 2002. “Model-Centered Organization Science Epistemology,” plus “Glossary of Epistemology Terms.” In J. A. C. Baum ed., Companion to Organizations, Oxford, UK: Blackwell, 752–780, 889–898.
  36. McKelvey, B. 2000. “Toward a Model-Centered Strategy Science: More Experiments, Less History.” In R. Sanchez and A. Heene, eds., Research in Competence-Based Management, Greenwich CT: JAI Press, 217–253.
  37. McKelvey, B. 1999. “Toward a Campbellian Realist Organization Science.” In Variations, 383–411.
  38. McKelvey, B. 1999. “Self-Organization, Complexity Catastrophes, and Microstate Models at the Edge of Chaos.” In Variations, 279–307.
  39. McKelvey, B., & J. A. C. Baum 1999. “Donald T. Campbell’s Evolving Influence on Organization Science.” In J. A.C. Baum and B. McKelvey, eds., Variations in Organization Science: In Honor of Donald T. Campbell, 1–15.
  40. McKelvey, B. 1999. “Complexity vs. Selection Among Coevolutionary Firms.” Reprinted in M. P. e Cunha and C. A. Marques, eds., Readings in Organization Science, Lisbon, Portugal: Instituto Superior de Psicologia Aplicada, 241–296.
  41. Mosakowski, E. & B. McKelvey 1997. “Predicting Rent Generation in Competence-Based Competition.” In A. Heene & R. Sanchez, eds., Competence-Based Strategic Management, Wiley, 65–85.
  42. McKelvey, B. 1994. “Evolution and Organization Science.” In J. A. C. Baum and J. V. Singh, eds., Evolutionary Dynamics of Organizations, New York: Oxford, 314–326.
  43. McKelvey, B. 1986. “Organizational Decline from the Population Perspective.” In K. S. Cameron, R. I. Sutton and D. A. Whetten, eds., Readings in Organizational Decline, Cambridge, MA: Ballinger, 399–410.
  44. McKelvey, B. 1980. “Organizational Speciation.” In C. Pinder and L. Moore, eds., Middle Range Theories of Organizations and Organizational Behavior, Boston: Martinus Nijhoff, 169–186.

Working Papers Since 1994

  1. Kiousis, P. K., & B. McKelvey 2009. “Do Capabilities Enhance Efficiency: A Stochastic-Frontier Estimation based on US Industry.” Ohio State.
  2. Kiousis, P. K., and McKelvey, B. 2009. “Are Markets Perfectly Competitive in the Long Run? The Persistence of Market Power in US Manufacturing.” Ohio State.
  3. Yalamova, R., & B. McKelvey 2009. “Explaining What Leads Up to Stock Market Crashes: A Phase Transition Model and Scalability Dynamics.” University of Lethbridge, CA.
  4. Han, M., & B. McKelvey 2009. “Redefining the Social Capital Basis of Technology-based New Ventures: Lessons from Adaptation & Complexity Theories.” Rogers Business School, Ryerson U. Toronto, CA.
  5. Boisot, M., and McKelvey, B. 2009. “Complexity Science: A Bridge between Modernist and Postmodernist Perspectives on Organizations.” University of Birmingham, UK.
  6. Andriani, P., and McKelvey, B. 2008. “Managing in a Pareto World Calls for New Thinking.” Durham University, UK.
  7. Kaminska-Labbé, R., Thomas, C., and McKelvey, B. 2008. “Renewing Dynamic Capabilities at Times of Crisis: The Roles of Semistructures and Scalable Complexity.” CERAM, Sophia Antipolis, Fr.
  8. Kaminska-Labbé, R., B. McKelvey & C. Thomas 2008. “On the Coevolution of Causality: A Study of Aristotelian Causes & Other Entangled Influences” CERAM, Sophia Antipolis, Fr.
  9. Boisot, M., and McKelvey, B. 2008. “Extreme Events, Power Laws, and Adaptation: Towards an Econophysics of Organization.” University of Birmingham, UK.
  10. McKelvey, B. 2008. “Toward an Epistemology of Pareto-based Science: How to Research Rank/Frequency Distributions?” Presented at the Organization Science Winter Conference XIV, Squaw Valley, CA, Feb. 8.
  11. Benbya, H., & B. McKelvey 2007. “Using Pareto-based Science to Enhance Knowledge for Practical Relevance.” Montpellier, Fr.
  12. Thomas, C., R. Kaminska-Labbé & B. McKelvey 2007. “Managing the Control/Autonomy Dilemma: From Impossible Balance to Irregular Oscillation Dynamics.” University of Nice, Fr. 
  13. Mackey, A., P. K. Kiousis & B. McKelvey 2006. “Can the CEO Churning Problem be Fixed? Lessons from Complexity Science, Jack Welch & AIDS.” Presented at Academy of Management Conference, Honolulu, Hawaii, August.
  14. Lewin, A., & B. McKelvey 2006. Attribution of Leadership Effectiveness: The Challenge of Assessing Outlier Phenomena,” Presented at Academy of Management Conference, Honolulu, Hawaii, August.
  15. Lichtenstein, B. B., & B. McKelvey 2006. “Complexity Science and Computational Models of Emergent Order: What’s There? What’s Missing?” U. Mass. Boston.
  16. Sachs, W., M. Dieleman, J. Fendt, R. Kaminska-Labbé, C. Thomas, & B. McKelvey 2006. “Managing Dilemmas in Organizations: Irregular Oscillation and Coevolving Causalities.” CERAM, Sophia Antipolis, Fr.
  17. Uhl-Bien, M., R. Marion & B. McKelvey 2005. “Leadership for the Post-Industrial Era,” University of Central Florida, FL.
  18. Boisot, M., & B. McKelvey 2005. “Enron and the Challenge of Requisite Variety: Auditing as an Open Source Process.” INSEAD, Fontainebleau, Fr.
  19. Benbya, H., & B. McKelvey 2005. “Managing Complexity and Coevolution Dynamics in the Design of Knowledge Management Systems.”
  20. Uhl-Bien, M., R. Marion & B. McKelvey 2005. “A Simple-Rule Approach to CEO Leadership in the 21st Century.” University of Central Florida, FL.
  21. Boisot, M., & B. McKelvey 2004. “Counter-Terrorism as Neighborhood Watch: A Socio/Computational Approach…”  INSEAD, Fontainebleau, Fr.
  22. McKelvey, B. 2003. “How Scientists Can Keep the Entrepreneurial Spirit Alive: Evolving Past Darwin on the 100th Anniversary of Bénard.”
  23. Lichtenstein, B. B., & B. McKelvey 2003. “Four Degrees of Emergence: A Typology of Complexity and Implication for Management,” Syracuse University, NY, May, 43pages.
  24. McKelvey, B. 2002. “Transcendental Organizational Foresight in Nonlinear Contexts.” July.
  25. McKelvey, B. 2001. “Foundations of New Social Science: Institutional Legitimacy from Philosophy, Complexity Science, Postmodernism, and Agent-based Modeling.” September, 25 pages. (long version)
  26. McKelvey, B. 2000. “Emergent Distributed Intelligence as a Rent-Generating Competence: A New Competence-Based Perspective.” April 21, 2000, 25 pages.
  27. McKelvey, B. 2000.“Using Complexity Science to Develop the Corporate Brain,” 45 pages.
  28. Knott, A. M., & B. McKelvey 1999. “Knowledge Dynamics: Reconciling Competing Hypotheses from Economics and Sociology,” 54 pages.
  29. McKelvey, B. 1998. “What Is Theory? Really. Toward a Model-Centered Organization Science.” August, 26 pages.
  30. Knott, A. M., M. Aoki & B. McKelvey 1998. “The Socio-Economics of Knowledge Diffusion Rates: A Ewens Based Random Partition Evolutionary Model,” 40 pages.
  31. McKelvey, B. 1998. “Thwarting Faddism at the Edge of Chaos.” June, 38 pages.
  32. McKelvey, B. 1998. “‘Good’ Science from Postmodernist Ontology: Realism, Complexity Theory, and Emergent Dissipative Structures.” January, 34 pages.
  33. McKelvey, B. 1997. “Organizational Realism: A Dynamic Semantic Conception.” November, revised March 1998, 47 pages.
  34. McKelvey, B. 1997. “Organizational Positivism: Separating Myth from Reality.” November, 27 pages.
  35. McKelvey, B. 1997. “Organizational Epistemology: Quivering in the Dust.” July, 30 pages.
  36. Cho, S-H., & McKelvey, B. 1996. “A Resource Gradient Theory of Industry Competition Groups and The Stock Return Method,” 26 pages.
  37. McKelvey, B. 1995. “Process Architecture—Toward a Reductionist Generative Code, 18 pages.
  38. McKelvey, B. 1995. “Delimiting Stochastic Idiosyncrasy: Phase States of Adaptive Progression, Metabolic Rates, and Levels of Predictability, July, 43 pages.
  39. McKelvey, B. 1995. “Absorbing Stochastic Idiosyncrasy: Scientific Realism, Value Chain Coevolution, and Directive Correlation Envelopes, June, 49 pages.
  40. McKelvey, B. 1994.  “Process Meta-theory: Toward a Generative Code,” 45 pages.