holarchy


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holarchy

(ˈhəʊlˌɑːkɪ)
n
(Commerce) a system composed of interacting holons
[C20: from holo- + -archy]
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Evidence of a new phase, where seemingly far afield complex systems frameworks are moving into the academic mainstream, can found in the recent work of Theise and Kafatos who, like Langan and I, conclude that the universe is "comprised of a holarchy of complementary, process driven, recursive phenomena.
Part 2 presents tools for designing a business game supported by the platforms Holarchy and SimSoS.
Virtually all growth processes, from matter to life to minds, occur via natural holarchies, or orders of increasing holism and wholeness--wholes that becomes parts of new wholes--and that's natural hierarchy or holarchy.
Throughout his work, Wilber (2000b) conceptualized the basic structures of consciousness with different degrees of specificity, although he usually described the basic structures/stages of human development as 10 holarchical spheres clustered into three broad realms: prepersonal, personal, and suprapersonal (a holarchy is a hierarchy composed of holons; a holon is a whole-part--that which is simultaneously a whole at one level while being a part of the whole at subsequent levels).
The hierarchical structure composed of holons is called a holarchy.
One type of ideal organization is holarchy, a system of organizational structures that link networks together, suggested Elisabet Sahtouris, a biologist specializing in evolution and systems theory.
Every complex body, whether linguistic, biological, or social, is composed of many holons which form a system called a holarchy.
They present ecosphere, ecosystem, organism, and cell as four levels of holarchy and reject the idea that managerial economic hierarchies are holarchic, because, for example the boss is not actually made up of the workers in the way that an organism is made up of a bunch of cells.
The rules of cooperation, matching a service request with a provider, are the autonomy of the holarchy.
Wilber has represented this holarchy as a series of nested spheres.
2006), service holons are used as the basic value offerings given by a holon or a holarchy for a service broker, either as a service request or as a service offering.