From Population to Organization Thinking

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Lane, David; Maxfield, Robert; Read, Dwight W; van der Leeuw, Sander E;
(2009)
  • Publisher: eScholarship, University of California
  • Subject: Darwinian account | organization thinking | exaptive bootstrapping | Life Sciences | Social and Behavioral Sciences

This chapter begins by reviewing the Darwinian account of biological innovation, which is based on what Ernst Mayr calls “population thinking” and posits two kinds of key mechanisms underlying the innovation process, variation and selection. The chapter then argues that... View more
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