Vi segnalo la pubblicazione di un mio paper sulla rivista americana E: CO (Emergence: Complexity & Organization) Volume 14, Number 2, 2012. La rivista, diretta da Kurt Richardson, è una delle voci più autorevoli a livello internazionale sulle tematiche legate alla complessità e agli studi organizzativi.
Il titolo del mio articolo è “The Negentropic Role Of Redundancy In The Processes Of Value Creation And Extraction And In The Development Of Competitiveness”. Spesso dietro il concetto di creazione di valore si nasconde in realtà un processo di “estrazione” di valore che impoverisce l’azienda e la sua capacità competitiva. Ecco l’abstract:
“From the middle of the Seventies the goal of an enterprise has been identified with the value creation for the shareholders, with the underlining assumption that this would lead to the growth of its competitive ability. As a matter of fact, value creation, as it is seen by the economic-organizational doctrine, can determine the impoverishment of the company’s competitive ability. The crisis that began in 2007 is rich of examples of companies that, after years of continuous growth of both profits and value, in only few months have gone bankrupt, disappearing from the market. One of the causes is the mistaken idea of “value”. The shareholders’ management does not take into account the entropic processes linked to the company’s actions. Management therefore tends to mistake the “value creation” for the “value extraction”. This article aims at describing the negentropic role of organizational, strategic and cognitive redundancy in the processes of real value creation connected with the growth of competitiveness.”
La versione integrale dell’articolo è scaricabile qui: “The Negentropic Role Of Redundancy In The Processes Of Value Creation And Extraction And In The Development Of Competitiveness” (E: CO, Volume 14, Number 2, 2012)
About E:CO: Emergence: Complexity & Organization (E:CO) is an international and interdisciplinary conversation about human organizations as complex systems and the implications of complexity science for those organizations. With a unique format blending the integrity of academic inquiry and the impact of business practice, E:CO integrates multiple perspectives in management theory, research, practice and education. E:CO is a a quarterly journal published in print and online by The Complexity Society, the Institute for the Study of Coherence and Emergence, Cognitive Edge, and Emergent Publications (formerly ISCE Publishing) in accordance with academic publishing standards and processes.