chaordic

chaordic

(keɪˈɔːdɪk)
adj
1. (Biology) (of a system, organization, or natural process) governed by or combining elements of both chaos and order
2. (Economics) (of a system, organization, or natural process) governed by or combining elements of both chaos and order
[C20: blend of chaotic + order]
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The place which is diaspora: Citizenship, religion and gender in the making of chaordic transnationalism.
Werbner P, 2002, "The place which is diaspora: citizenship, religion and gender in the making of chaordic transnationalism" Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies 30 119-133
In this world, as Dee Hock describes it in The Chaordic Age (1999), "success will depend less on rote and more on reason; less on the authority of the few and more on the judgment of many; less on compulsion and more on motivation; less on external control of people and more on discipline.
Let's Organize and Train as We Would Fight," Marine Corps Gazette (October 2002); and Frank Hoffman, "Transforming for the Chaordic Age," Marine Corps Gazette (November 2002).
Human Resource Development in Construction Oeganization as, An Example of a Chaordic Learning Organization, The learning Organization, 13(1): 63-79.
Dee Hock, its founder, coined the term chaordic (chaos + order) to refer to any complex, self-organizing, self-governing, adaptive, nonlinear system.
Bob Keiller, Wood Group: One from Many: VISA and the Rise of Chaordic Organization by Dee Hock.
Socially sustainable work organizations: A chaordic systems approach.
This year's presenters proved to be CHAORDIC in showing us how to go from Chaos to Order by providing us with useful information that we could all utilize in our professional careers and personal lives.
In his concept, organizations are chaordic systems, that is, systems composed of elements connected in a complex and dynamic form, forming a whole whose behavior is simultaneously unpredictable (chaotic) and standardized (having order).
If an entrepreneur and the team members are to create what Dee Hock, the founder of VISA International, refers to as chaordic organizations--organizations that value both chaos and order, they must exorcise their internal demons of fear and dependence, and learn to appreciate the creative and innovative aspects of change (Waldrop, 1996).
One from many; VISA and the rise of the chaordic organization.