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Klapp, Orrin E.

  • [1986]  Overload and Boredom: essays on the quality of life in the information society, 1986
  • [1978]  Opening and Closing; strategies and information adaptation in society. Cambridge University Press. 1978
  • [1975]  Opening and Closing in Open Systems. Behavioral Science, 20, 1975, 4, pp. 251-257
  • [1964]  Symbolic Leaders: public drama and public men. Chicago, Aldine, 1964
  • [1962]  Heroes, Villains and Fools: The Changing American Character. Prentice-Hall, 1962

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

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

[2014]:  Is the World View of a Holy Father Necessarily Full of Holes? Mysterious theological black holes engendering global crises [Refs]

[2013]:  University of Ignorance Engaging with nothing, the unknown, the incomprehensible, and the unsaid [Refs]

[2012]:  12 Mindsets Ensuring Disappearance of Employment Opportunities Towards a systemic reframing of the job culture [Refs]

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

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

[2012]:  Configuring the Varieties of Experiential Nothingness  [Refs]

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

[2012]:  Exploring the Hidden Mysteries of Oxfam's Doughnut Recognizing the systemic negligence of an Earth Summit [Refs]

[2011]:  Massive Elicitation of Psychosocial Energy Requisite technology for collective enlightenment [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]:  Global Brane Comprehension Enabling a Higher Dimensional Big Tent? Strategic implication in encompassing nothing and coming to naught [Refs]

[2011]:  Monkeying with Global Governance Emergent dynamics of three wise monkeys in a knowledge-based society [Refs]

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

[2011]:  En-joying the World through En-joying Oneself Eliciting the potential of globalization through cognitive radicalization [Refs]

[2010]:  Circulation of the Light: Essential metaphor of global sustainability? [Refs]

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

[2010]:  Adaptive Hypercycle of Sustainable Psychosocial Self-organization Designing a mapping of a Chinese metaphorical pattern language [Refs]

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

[2009]:  Periodic Pattern of Human Life The Periodic Table as a metaphor of lifelong learning [Refs]

[2009]:  Engaging with Globality: through cognitive lines, circlets, crowns or holes  [Refs]

[2008]:  Psychodynamics of Collective Engagement with Polyhedral Value Configurations [Refs]

[2008]:  Climate Change as a Metaphor of Social Change Systemic implications of emissions, ozone, sunlight, greenhouse and overheating [Refs]

[2008]:  Strategic Challenge of Polysensorial Knowledge: bringing the "elephant" into "focus" Bringing the elephant into focus [Refs]

[2007]:  Tuning a Periodic Table of Religions, Epistemologies and Spirituality: including the sciences and other belief systems  [Refs]

[2006]:  Governance through Pattern Language: creative cognitive engagement contrasted with abdication of responsibility  [Refs]

[2006]:  Council of the Whys: emergent wisdom through configuration of why-question dynamics [Refs]

[2005]:  Sustainability through the Dynamics of Strategic Dilemmas: in the light of the coherence and visual form of the Mandelbrot set [Refs]

[2005]:  Cardioid Attractor Fundamental to Sustainability: 8 transactional games forming the heart of sustainable relationship [Refs]

[2004]:  Configuring Conceptual Polarities in Questing: metaphoric pointers to self-reflexive coherence [Refs]

[2004]:  Spontaneous Initiation of Armageddon -- a heartfelt response to systemic negligence [Refs]

[2004]:  Dynamically Gated Conceptual Communities Emergent patterns of isolation within knowledge society [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]

[2000]:  Metaphoric entrapment in time: avoiding the trap of Project Logic [Refs]

[1994]:  The Future of Leadership: reframing the unknown [Refs]

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

[1991]:  Metaphors as Transdisciplinary Vehicles of the Future [Refs]

[1991]:  Les Metaphores comme Vehicules Transdisciplinaires de l'Avenir [Refs]

[1991]:  Comprehensible Policy-making: Guiding Metaphors and Configuring Choices (Part II) [Refs]

[1991]:  Participative Democracy vs. Participative Drama: lessons on social transformation for international organizations from Gorbachev [Refs]

[1986]:  Review of Frameworks for the Representation of alternative Conceptual Orderings as Determined by Linguistic and Cultural Contexts [Refs]

[1983]:  Development through Alternation [Refs]