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Robert Axelrod

Robert Axelrod's website (official or not) http://www-personal.umich.edu/~axe/
subjects Robert Axelrod writes about Miscellaneous, Complexity in Business, Corporate Strategy
Robert Axelrod's profile Arthur W. Bromage Distinguished University Professor of Political Science and Public Policy at the University of Michigan. He has appointments in the Department of Political Science and the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy. Prior to coming to Michigan he taught at the University of California, Berkeley (1968-74). He holds a BA in mathematics from the University of Chicago (1964), and a PhD in political science from Yale (1969).
He is best known for his interdisciplinary work on the evolution of cooperation which has been cited in over three thousand articles. His current research interests include complexity theory (especially agent-based modeling), and international security. Among his honors and awards are membership in the National Academy of Sciences, a five year MacArthur Prize Fellowship, the Newcomb Cleveland Prize of the American Association for the Advancement of Sciences for an outstanding contribution to science, and the National Academy of Sciences Award for Behavioral Research Relevant to the Prevention of Nuclear War.

Recently Axelrod has consulted and lectured on promoting cooperation and harnessing complexity for the United Nations, the World Bank, the U.S. Department of Defense, and various organizations serving health care professionals, business leaders, and K-12 educators.


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Harnessing Complexity: Organizational Implications of a Scientific Frontier
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Recent advances in the study of complexity have given scientists profound new insights into how natural innovation occurs and how its power can be exploited. Now two pioneers in the field, Robert...

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 Free Press
 May 2000 - Hardcover
 Complexity in Business
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The Complexity of Cooperation
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Robert Axelrod is widely known for his groundbreaking work in game theory and complexity theory. He is a leader in applying computer modeling to social science problems. His book The Evolution of...

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 Princeton Univ Pr
 August 1997 - Paperback
 Miscellaneous
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Perspectives on Deterrence
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Examining deterrence theory through a multidisciplinary search for evidence on its validity, this collection of essays explore the conditions under which a strong threat of punishment produces...

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 Oxford University Press
 June 1989 - Hardcover
 Miscellaneous
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The Evolution of Cooperation
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This widely praised and much-discussed book explores how cooperation can emerge in a world of self-seeking egoists—whether superpowers, businesses, or individuals—when there is no central...

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 Basic Books
 October 1985 - Paperback
 Corporate Strategy
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