Monthly Archives: July 2014

Five lessons from WEICK KE (2007)THE GENERATIVE PROPERTIES OF RICHNESS Academy of Management Journal 2007, Vol. 50, No. 1, 14–19.

1. locate the scene deep inside one’s own head, catch the significance of the scene, use that significance to reanimate analysis 2. a head full of theories … increases requisite variety 3. what events mean, what is significant in their … Continue reading

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Mechanisms, the problem and the solution: a response to Howick et al. (2013)

I cannot disagree with the conclusion of Howick and colleagues’ 2013 paper, ‘Problems with using mechanisms to solve the problem of extrapolation’. Uncertainty and scepticism will always be part of medicine, at least an account of medicine that does not … Continue reading

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