Bibliographic Updates: Recent Journal Articles Related to System Dynamics

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Entries are now listed with the most recent submissions at the top of the list.
Added April 2017

Rahmandad, Hazhir, Mohammad S. Jalali, and Kamran Paynabar. “A Flexible Method for Aggregation of Prior Statistical Findings.” PLoS ONE 12, no. 4 (2017).

Torres, Juan Pablo, Martin Kunc, and Frances O’Brien. “Supporting Strategy Using System Dynamics.” European Journal of Operational Research 260, no. 3 (2017).

Added March 2017

Turner, Ben, Melissa Wuellner, Tim Nichols, Roger Gates, Luis O. Tedeschi, and Barry H. Dunn. “A Systems Approach to Forecast Agricultural Land Transformation and Soil Environmental Risk from Economic, Policy, and Cultural Scenarios in the North Central United States (2012–2062).” International Journal of Agricultural Sustainability (2017): 1-22.

Added February 2017

Kljajić, Miroljub, Andrej Škraba, and Mirjana Kljajić Borštnar. “Learning and Education Experience in System Dynamics of Management Students: Case Studies.” International Journal of Decision Support System Technology 9, no. 2 (2017).

Bromana, Göran , Karl-Henrik Robèrt, Terrence J. Collins, George Basile, Rupert J. Baumgartner, Tobias Larssona, and Donald Huisingh. “Science in Support of Systematic Leadership Towards Sustainability (Review Article).” Journal of Cleaner Production 140, no. Part 1 (2017): 1-9.

Fisher, Diana. “Reorganizing Algebraic Thinking: An Introduction to Dynamic System Modeling.” The Mathematics Enthusiast 14, no. 1, Article 20 (2017): 347-70.

Királya, Gábor , Alexandra Kövesb, and Bálint Balázs. “Contradictions between Political Leadership and Systems Thinking.” Journal of Cleaner Production 140, no. Part 1 (2017): 134-43.

Updated Information for references other than journal articles

Ghosh, Asish. Dynamic Systems for Everyone. 2 ed. Switzerland: Springer International Publishing, 2017. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-43943-3_1

Voth-Gaeddert, Lee, Idris Maxadoni Kamil, Dwina Roosmini, and Daniel Oerther. “Modeling Population Health Dynamics for Indonesia and Guatemala: An Application of System Dynamics Modeling.” In The 5th Environmental Technology and Management Conference “Green Technology towards Sustainable Environment. Bandung, Indonesia, 2015.

Rafferty, A. E., and M. S. Gary. “Integrating Strategy and Change Management Theory on Merger and Acquisitions.” In Current Theory and Research in Transforming Organizations, edited by Chester A. Schriesheim and Linda L. Neider. 77-104. Charlotte: Information Age Publishing Inc., 2016.

Atkinson, Shanie, and Michael Shayne Gary. “Mergers and Acquisitions: Modeling Decision Making in Integration Projects.” In Behavioral Operational Research, edited by Martin Kunc, Johnathan Malpass and Leroy White. 319-36. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan UK, 2016.

Yang, Miles Min-Huei, Tim Coltman, and Michael Shayne Gary. “The Impact of Goal Difficulty on Disruptive Innovation in Highly Reliable Organizations.” In Academy of Management Proceedings, 2015.

Yang, Miles Min-Huei, Michael Shayne Gary, and Phillip W. Yetton. “Stretch Goals, Managerial Responses, and Performance Feedback.” In Academy of Management Proceedings 2015.

Ford, D. N., I. Damnjanovic, and S. Johnson. “Public-Private Partnerships: A Study of Risk Allocation Design Envelopes.” In Governance in the Information Era: Theory and Practice of Policy Informatics, edited by Erik W. Johnston. New York: Routledge, 2015.

Ghaffarzadegan, Navid, John Lyneis, and George P. Richardson. “Policy Informatics with Small System Dynamics Models: How Small Models Can Help the Public Policy Process.” In Public-Private Partnerships: A Study of Risk Allocation Design Envelopes, edited by Erik W. Johnston. New York: Routledge, 2015.

Grace, Bill, and Jenny Pope. “A Systems Approach to Sustainability Assessment.”. Chap. 13 In The Handbook of Sustainability Assessment edited by Angus Morrison-Saunders, Jenny Pope and Alan Bond. 285-320. Cheltenham, UK and Northampton, MA, USA: Edward Elgar, 2016.

Warren, Kim. “The Power of Living Business Models.” In, LinkedIn Pulse (2016). Published electronically May 2016.
Duggan, Jim. System Dynamics Modeling with R. Springer Lecture Notes on Social Networks. Springer International Publishing, 2016. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-34043-2.

Bleijenbergh, Inge, Hubert Korzilius, and Etiënne Rouwette, eds. Methods, Model Building and Management. A Liber Amicorum for Jac Vennix: Institute for Management Research, 2016.