William "Bill" W. McKelvey UCLA, USA
received his Ph.D. from MIT in 1967 and is currently Professor of Strategic
Organizing and Complexity Science at the UCLA. His book, Organizational Systematics
(1982) remains the definitive treatment
of organizational evolution and taxonomy. In 1997 he became Director of the
Center for Rescuing Strategy and Organization Science (SOS). He was a founder
of UCLA’s Center for Human Complex Systems & Computational Social Science.
Recently McKelvey co-edited Variations in
(1999) and a special issue of the journal, Emergence
. Forthcoming book is: Complexity
Dynamics in Organizations: Applications of Order-Creation Science
(Cambridge University Press).