Vol. 2, Issue 1 (2017)
University system as a complex adaptive system
Author(s): Monire Salehi, Mohammad Yamani Dozi Serkhabi, Jafar Towfighi Dariyan, Ebrahim Salehi Omran
Abstract: The systems theory represent that human societies as complex systems. The highest system-level, complex systems are v by Adaptation. The purpose of this study, the coherence properties of a complex adaptive system in a variety of research related to this field. In this regard research questions include: What are the characteristics of the adaptive complex systems? Are there any features adaptive systems can be theoretical framework for the management of universities as a complex system offer? In this context, the present study all the articles of the Google homepage, site Shahid Beheshti University, Central Library and scholarly journals available in the library Shahid Beheshti University in complex adaptive systems. The book (Sporn, Barbara, 1999) as well as Latin was used as a source document. 54 abstracts and books related to complex adaptive systems were received. Of those, 21 papers received and examined thoroughly. Selected passages from eleven papers related to research and the translation of other texts was not used. After reviewing the terms, key concepts extracted from the convergence of concepts, research directed towards a category the extracted concepts with analysis, classification (categorization) was content analysis. Article key phrases in the five main categories as of 1 interaction and the environment, (2) the control (relative independence elements), 3-changing and constantly evolving, 4 Self-organization (self-regulation, to choose, to decision-making, feedback) 5. Complexity (number of factors, interacting factors, uncertainties and dynamism, respectively. the framework was presented to the University of adaptive complex.