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Virtual Realities, Real Risks
By Guilherme Kujawski

A crescente complexidade do contexto competitivo e dos modelos de negócio têm levado os executivos ao mundo virtual. Neste universo paralelo, buscam produzir as condições reais, construir cenários e tomar decisões num ambiente sobrecarregado de informação. Este artigo questiona duas soluções disponibilizadas pela tecnologia para enfrentar a complexidade: os jogos de empresa e os sistemas de gestão de informação. More...
Against the Gods: The Remarkable History of Risk
By Peter L. Bernstein

The book analyzes the role of risk in our society. It does in narrative way like a ‘romance’ and goes through a remarkable intellectual adventure until the risk administration tasks nowadays. With an involving style, it elucidates the concepts of probability, sampling, game theory, and decision making rational versus irrational. More...
Images of Organization
By Gareth Morgan

The author interprets organizations through metaphors, comparing it with images which allows us to see them as machines, live organisms, cultures, politic systems, psychical prisons, process and transformations and finally as a domination instrument. The books approach reveals the complexity of the organizations, its ambiguities and paradoxes. As proposed by the author, the real challenge is learning to deal with organization complexity. More...