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  • [1995]  Platform for Change. Wiley, 1995
  • [1995]  Diagnosing the System for Organisations. Wiley, 1995
  • [1995]  Beyond Dispute: the invention of team syntegrity. John Wiley, 1995
  • [1994]  Beyond Dispute: the invention of team syntegrity. Wiley, 1994
  • [1993]  World in torment; a time whose idea must come (Presidential address to Triennial Conference of the World Organization of Systems and Cybernetics, New Delhi, 1993). Includes summary of syntegrity scheduled to appear in book form under the title: Beyond dispute; the invention of team syntegrity
  • [1993]  Beyond Dispute (T Team Syntegrity
  • [1991]  Diagnosing the System for Organizations. Wiley, 1991.
  • [1989]  The Viable System Model: its provenance, development, methodology and pathology. Journal of Operational Research Society, 35, 1989, pp. 7-26
  • [1988]  The Heart of Enterprise. Wiley, 1988.
  • [1988]  Brain of the Firm. Wiley, 1988
  • [1985]  Diagnosing the System for Organizations. Wiley, 1985
  • [1981]  The Brain of the Firm. John Wiley, 1981
  • [1981]  Brain of the Firm. Wiley, 1981
  • [1980]  Conferences; a call to experiment. Transnational Associations, 32. 1980, 1, pp. 94-97
  • [1979]  The Heart of Enterprise, Wiley, 1979/1988.
  • [1978]  Platform for Change. Wiley, 1978
  • [1975]  The Cybernetic Cytoblast: management itself. In: Platform for Change. Wiley, 1975, pp.133-51
  • [1975]  Platform for Change. Wiley, 1975
  • [1975]  Designing Freedom. CBC Learning Systems, 1975.
  • [1973]  Designing Freedom. Toronto, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, 1973
  • [1972]  Brain of the Firm. Allen Lane, 1972
  • [1970]  The Cybernetic Cytoblast: management itself. In: J. Rose (Ed.), Progress of cybernetics: proceedings of the First International Congress of Cybernetics. Gordon and Breach, 1970, pp. 65-85
  • [1970]  Managing modern complexity. In: The Management of Information and Knowledge. Committee on Science and Astronautics, U.S. House of Representatives, 1970, pp. 41-62
  • [1969]  The Cybernetic Cytoblast: management itself. September 1969
  • [1969]  Chairman's Address to the International Cybernetic Congress, 1969
  • [1966]  Decision and Control Wiley, 1966
  • [1959]  Cybernetics and Management. English Universities Press, 1959

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[2016]:  Improvisation in Multivocal Poetic Discourse Basque lauburu and bertsolaritza as catalysts of global significance [Refs]

[2016]:  Variety of System Failures Engendered by Negligent Distinctions Mnemonic clues to 72 modes of viable system failure from a demonic pattern language [Refs]

[2016]:  Con-quest Aesthetically Reframed via the Concordian Mandala Inspired by implications of the systemantics of the Discordian Mandala [Refs]

[2016]:  Evoking Castalia as Envisaged, Entoned and Embodied -- informed by the bertsolitaria process ? The great game informed by the bertsolaritza cultural process? [Refs]

[2016]:  Destabilizing Multipolar Society through Binary Decision-making Alternatives to 2-stroke democracy suggested by 4-sided ball games [Refs]

[2015]:  Optimizing Web Surfing Pathways for the Overloaded Polyhedral insights from the travelling salesman problem of operations research [Refs]

[2015]:  Embodying Strategic Self-reference in a World Futures Conference Transcending the wicked problem engendered by projecting negativity elsewhere [Refs]

[2015]:  Memetic Analogue to the 20 Amino Acids as vital to Psychosocial Life? Number 37 as indicative of fruitful pathways of transformation? [Refs]

[2015]:  Correlating a Requisite Diversity of Metaphorical Patterns Entuning the dynamic of cognitive eases and diseases [Refs]

[2015]:  Global Psychosocial Implication in the Pentagramma Mirificum Clues from spherical geometry to getting around and circumnavigating imaginatively [Refs]

[2015]:  Embodying Global Hegemony through a Sustaining Pattern of Discourse Cognitive challenge of dominion over all one surveys [Refs]

[2015]:  Future Conference Organization as a Wicked Problem? Self-referential upgrading of obsolete conference processes inhibiting emergence of integrative knowledge [Refs]

[2015]:  Enhancing Strategic Discourse Systematically using Climate Metaphors Widespread comprehension of system dynamics in weather patterns as a resource [Refs]

[2014]:  Representation of Creative Processes through Dynamics in Three Dimensions Global insight from spherical reframing of mandalas, the zodiac and the enneagram [Refs]

[2014]:  Reimagining Tesla's Creativity through Technomimicry Psychosocial empowerment by imagining charged conditions otherwise [Refs]

[2014]:  Systemic Reliance of World Religions on Human Sacrifice Covert use of fatal conflict to ensure vital resource management [Refs]

[2014]:  Imagining Order as Hypercomputing Operating an information engine through meta-analogy [Refs]

[2014]:  Implication of the 12 Knights in any Strategic Round Table Each circulating globally in quest of sustainability and immortality [Refs]

[2014]:  Adhering to God's Plan in a Global Society Serious problems framed by the Pope from a transfinite perspective [Refs]

[2014]:  Correspondences between Traditional Constellations and Pattern Languages Requisite simplexity for sustainable comprehension of complexity [Refs]

[2014]:  Anticipating When Blackbirds Sing Chinese Conversion from tweets to songbites to ensure integrity of communication [Refs]

[2014]:  Transcending an Asystemic View of Life Review of The Systems View of Life: a unifying vision [Refs]

[2014]:  Now as the Ultimate Cognitive Strange Attractor A continuing invitation down the rabbit hole ? [Refs]

[2013]:  Reimagining Principles Enabling an Existential Ecostery Engendering out-of-the-box awareness and its transformation [Refs]

[2013]:  Law and Order vs. Lore and Orders? Imagining otherwise the forceful engagement of singularity with plurality [Refs]

[2013]:  Internyet Nescience Self-referential upgrading of obsolete Internet conference processes inhibiting emergence of integrative knowledge [Refs]

[2012]:  Transcending Simplistic Binary Contractual Relationships What is hindering their exploration? [Refs]

[2012]:  Imaginative Reconfiguration of a post-Apocalyptic Global Civilization Engaging cognitively with the illusion of the End of the World [Refs]

[2012]:  Engendering 2052 through Re-imagining the Present Review of 2052: a Global Forecast for the Next Forty Years as presented to the Club of Rome [Refs]

[2012]:  Enabling Wisdom Dynamically within Intertwined Tori Requisite resonance in global knowledge architecture [Refs]

[2012]:  Convergence of 30 Disabling Global Trends Mapping the social climate change engendering a perfect storm [Refs]

[2012]:  Experience of Cognitive Implication in Fundamental Geometry Unexamined metaphoric framing of strategic discourse [Refs]

[2012]:  Way Round Cognitive Ground Zero and Pointlessness? Embodying the Geometry of Fundamental Cognitive Dynamics [Refs]

[2012]:  Transforming and Interweaving the Ways of Being Stoned Imagination, Promise, Rocks, Memorials, Petrification [Refs]

[2012]:  Middle East Peace Potential through Dynamics in Spherical Geometry Engendering connectivity from incommensurable 5-fold and 6-fold conceptual frameworks [Refs]

[2012]:  Transforming the Art of Conversation Conversing as the transformative science of development [Refs]

[2011]:  Ungovernability of Sustainable Global Democracy? Towards engaging appropriately with time [Refs]

[2011]:  Implication of Toroidal Transformation of the Crown of Thorns: Design challenge to enable integrative comprehension Design challenge to enable integrative comprehension of global dynamics [Refs]

[2011]:  Reintegration of a Remaindered World Cognitive recycling of objects of systemic neglect [Refs]

[2011]:  Eliciting a 12-fold Pattern of Generic Operational Insights Recognition of memory constraints on collective strategic comprehension [Refs]

[2011]:  Topological Clues to a Memorable 12-fold Systemic Pattern [Refs]

[2011]:  Engendering a Psychopter through Biomimicry and Technomimicry Insights from the Process of Helicopter Development [Refs]

[2011]:  Mind Map of Global Civilizational Collapse Why Nothing is Happening in Response to Global Challenges [Refs]

[2011]:  ¿ Higher Education ∞ Meta-education ? Transforming cognitive enabling processes increasingly unfit for purpose [Refs]

[2011]:  Strategic Complexity 8 Attracting Consensus Klein is beautiful 8Sustaining identity in time [Refs]

[2011]:  Systemic Biomimicry of Dinosaurs by Multinational Corporations Clearing the Ground for Future Psychosocial Evolution [Refs]

[2011]:  Enabling a 12-fold Pattern of Dialogue for Governance [Refs]

[2010]:  From Changing the Strategic Game to Changing the Strategic Frame Missing cognitive possibility in changing the system not the planet [Refs]

[2010]:  Warp and Weft of Future Governance Ninefold interweaving of incommensurable threads of discourse [Refs]

[2010]:  Harmony-Comprehension and Wholeness-Extending Eliciting psychosocial transformational principles from design [Refs]

[2010]:  Enacting Transformative Integral Thinking through Playful Elegance A Symposium at the End of the Universe? [Refs]

[2009]:  Geometry of Thinking for Sustainable Global Governance Cognitive Implication of Synergetics [Refs]

[2009]:  Enabling Strategies for Viable Futures [Refs]

[2008]:  Polyhedral Pattern Language: Software facilitation of emergence, representation and transformation of psycho-social organization [Refs]

[2008]:  Institutionalized Shunning of Overpopulation Challenge: incommunicability of fundamentally inconvenient truth [Refs]

[2008]:  Polyhedral Empowerment of Networks through Symmetry: psycho-social implications for organization and global governance [Refs]

[2008]:  Polyhedral Representation of Conference Dynamics: integrative configuration of panelists, dialogues, topics and threads [Refs]

[2008]:  Towards Polyhedral Global Governance: complexifying oversimplistic strategic metaphors [Refs]

[2008]:  Climate Change and the Elephant in the Living Room In quest of an endangered species [Refs]

[2008]:  In Quest of Optimism Beyond the Edge: through avoidance of the answering process [Refs]

[2007]:  Psychosocial Energy from Polarization: within a cyclic pattern of Enantiodromia [Refs]

[2007]:  From ECHELON to NOLEHCE: enabling a strategic conversion to a faith-based global brain [Refs]

[2007]:  Potential Psychosocial Significance of Monstrous Moonshine: an exceptional form of symmetry as a Rosetta stone for cognitive frameworks [Refs]

[2004]:  Attitude Entrainment: Communicating thrival skills and insights [Refs]

[2003]:  Evoking Authenticity: through polyhedral global configuration of local paradoxes [Refs]

[2001]:  Simulating a Global Brain: using networks of international organizations, world problems, strategies, and values [Refs]

[2001]:  Personal Globalization [Refs]

[2000]:  And When the Bombing Stops? Territorial conflict as a challenge to mathematicians [Refs]

[2000]:  Enhancing the Quality of Knowing through Integration of East-West metaphors [Refs]

[1998]:  Living Differences as a basis for Sustainable Community: Designing a difference engine Ecosystemics of designing, configuring and driving a difference engine to avoid quenching enthusiasm, magic and the life of the spirit [Refs]

[1996]:  From Information Highways to Songlines of the Noosphere: Global configuration of hypertext pathways as a prerequisite for meaningful collective transformation [Refs]

[1996]:  Cultivating the Songlines of the Noosphere: Report From presentations by representatives to embodying presence in transformation [Refs]

[1995]:  Sustainable Dialogue as a Necessary Template for Sustainable Global Community [Refs]

[1995]:  Strategic Correspondences: computer-aided insight scaffolding [Refs]

[1994]:  Transdisciplinarity-3 as the Emergence of Patterned Experience (Part II) Transcending duality as the conceptual equivalent of learning to walk (Part II) [Refs]

[1994]:  Mathematical Challenge for Systems Science [Refs]

[1994]:  Spherical Configuration of Categories to Reflect Systemic Patterns of Environmental Checks and Balances [Refs]

[1993]:  Metaphor as a Language for Global Governance [Refs]

[1993]:  Insights evoked by intractable international differences Part II: Insights evoked by intractable international differences [Refs]

[1993]:  Using Disagreements for Superordinate Frame Configuration [Refs]

[1992]:  Using Disagreements for Superordinate Frame Configuration [Refs]

[1980]:  Why Systems Fail and Problems Sprout Anew Commentary on the principles of Systemantics' [Refs]

[1980]:  Metaconferencing: discovering people / viewpoint networks in conferences [Refs]

[1978]:  Transcending Duality through Tensional Integrity: From systems-versus-networks to tensegrity organization Part 2: From systems-versus-networks to tensegrity organization [Refs]

[1978]:  Assessing the Impact of International Associations [Refs]

[1977]:  Growth and Impact of International Associations and their Networks: Extended version [Refs]

[1977]:  Organizational Forms in Response to Complexity [Refs]

[1976]:  World Problem Networks: as perceived by international organization networks [Refs]

[1974]:  The Harmony of Interaction and the Facilitation of Network Processes [Refs]

[1972]:  The Nature of Organization in Transnational Networks [Refs]

[1972]:  Acquisition and Organization of International Documentation Introductory Report [Refs]

[1971]:  Inter-organizational data and data bank design [Refs]

[1971]:  Computer-aided Visualization of Psycho-social Structures Peace as an evolving balance of conceptual and organizational relationships [Refs]

[1969]:  General Systems, Education and the relevance of world system data banks and the Inter-Contact technique [Refs]