The breadth of complex systems facilitates integration of technological, human, cultural, environmental and political systems. The study of complex systems is used in both the innovation and entrepreneurship and project management disciplines.
The call for papers for papers for the special issue on Entrepreneurial Ecosystems has been extended. Submissions will be accepted up to the 31st October 2015 for the Small Business Economics: An Entrepreneurship Journal (Entrepreneurial Ecosystems).
This call for papers seeks empirical, theoretical/conceptual research that explores the key areas that account for ecosystem dynamics that […]
Over the weekend ECIC academic Dr Fiona Kerr appeared on Radio National’s science program Ockhams’ Razor.
The program allows experts to talk uninterrupted for one hour about their topic, which allows for more in-depth coverage of more complex issues.
Fiona’s segment is titled Neurogenesis: a Force for Creativity? and she speaks about neurogenesis being a continual process […]
Do leaders of successful and adaptive organisations think differently? Yes, according to the ECIC’s organisational and neural complexity specialist.
Dr Fiona Kerr says while it’s common knowledge that a leader plays a critical role in the success of a company, the research she conducted as part of her PhD (based on 25-years’ experience) uncovered how strong […]
In December, ECIC launched the Australian Cluster Observatory at an event in the Barossa Valley attended by the Hon Susan Close, Minister for Manufacturing and Innovation. The Australian Cluster Observatory is an interactive web-based data analytics tool and cluster organisation network platform modelled on European and USA initiatives. It provides business executives, regional and industry […]
In June, the ECIC hosted the Systems of Systems Engineering Conference in Glenelg, organised by Professor Vernon Ireland. The conference was attended by over 100 delegates from 15 different countries with 58 papers submitted to IEEE journals for publication. Eight keynote speakers led the development of new ideas, including four international speakers. Many delegates enjoyed […]
Public Lecture: Getting Ready for the Unexpected
Over 130 people from industry, government and the community gathered for a public lecture on disaster preparedness and uncertainty management at the University of Adelaide on Wednesday 20 Feb. The lecture was organised by ECIC PhD candidate, Ms Antonella Cavallo, who is a recipient of a Natural Disaster Resilience Grant […]
Getting Ready for the Unexpected – Disaster preparedness, trust and community resilience
This public lecture is an opportunity to learn more about disaster preparedness and uncertainty management.Disasters are complex events characterised by a high degree of uncertainty, which cannot be fully grasped until after the disaster. What can we do to manage what we don’t know?An expert […]