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Demographic Faultlines: The Moderating Effects of Time & Collaboration On Team Task Performance

Evidence from organizational and business consulting psychology seem to indicate that demographic diversity adversely affects team task performance in the workplace. This piece begins by breaking down Michel and Hambrick's seminal (1992 Academy of Management) paper on differences in the demographic composition of ...

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Business & finance, Complex adaptive systems, Economics, Essay, Psychology

On Emergent Market Phenomena: Heuristic Biases and Rationality in the Evolutionary Domain

Evolutionary psychologists point to a growing relationship between rapid, non-linear change in the human social environment and relative stationarity in individuals' behavioral dispositions as evidence of  "mismatch" between evolution's intended purposes and contemporary lifestyle (think Fast food, and pornography). This inconsistency dynamic has ...

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Complex adaptive systems, Economics, Opinion

A Rationale for Macroeconomic Consensus

I sometimes wish Cochrane and Krugman would just shut it, but either way they really shouldn't stop arguing. We may actually depend on their eternal bickering. What do macroeconomists generally agree on? Not much, apparently. The best I can say is that in terms ...

The Unrecoverable Error: How to Respond: W. Brian Arthur
Complex adaptive systems, Economics, Opinion, Science & tech

Complexity Economics: A Different Framework for Economic Thought

I just finished reading what might very well become the single-most cited biographical contribution to the field of "Complexity economics" as a whole. W. Brian Arthur, an economist who has devoted most of his career to arguing that increasing returns phenomena in the ...

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Culture, Economics, Psychology, Tutorial

Quantifying Diversity: An Algorithm for Group Demographic Faultlines

Group faultlines are the theoretical and perceived dividing lines that can split a group into subgroups based on the alignment of various personal characteristics (Lau & Murnighan, 1998). Faultlines that depend heavily on differences in demographic characteristics, such as functional expertise, or tenure ...

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Economics

Economics

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Quantifying Diversity: An Algorithm for Group Demographic Faultlines

Group faultlines are the theoretical and perceived dividing lines that can split a group into subgroups based on the alignment of various personal characteristics (Lau & Murnighan, 1998). Faultlines that depend heavily on differences in demographic ...

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Business & Finance

Business & finance

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On Emergent Market Phenomena: Heuristic Biases and Rationality in the Evolutionary Domain

Evolutionary psychologists point to a growing relationship between rapid, non-linear change in the human social environment and relative stationarity in individuals' behavioral dispositions as evidence of  "mismatch" between evolution's intended purposes and contemporary lifestyle (think Fast ...

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Psychology

Psychology

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Quantifying Diversity: An Algorithm for Group Demographic Faultlines

Group faultlines are the theoretical and perceived dividing lines that can split a group into subgroups based on the alignment of various personal characteristics (Lau & Murnighan, 1998). Faultlines that depend heavily on differences in demographic ...

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Sociology

Complex Adaptive Systems

Complex adaptive systems

Complexity Economics: A Different Framework for Economic Thought0

Complexity Economics: A Different Framework for Economic Thought

I just finished reading what might very well become the single-most cited biographical contribution to the field of "Complexity economics" as a whole. W. Brian Arthur, an economist who has devoted most of his career to ...

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Science & Tech

Science & tech

Complexity Economics: A Different Framework for Economic Thought0

Complexity Economics: A Different Framework for Economic Thought

I just finished reading what might very well become the single-most cited biographical contribution to the field of "Complexity economics" as a whole. W. Brian Arthur, an economist who has devoted most of his career to ...

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Culture

Culture

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Quantifying Diversity: An Algorithm for Group Demographic Faultlines

Group faultlines are the theoretical and perceived dividing lines that can split a group into subgroups based on the alignment of various personal characteristics (Lau & Murnighan, 1998). Faultlines that depend heavily on differences in demographic ...

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