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Autonomy vs. interdependence in the networked resource discovery project

Michael F. Schwartz
1988 Proceedings of the 3rd workshop on ACM SIGOPS European workshop Autonomy or interdependence in distributed systems? - EW 3  
More information about this project is contained in the following Technical Report: M. F. Schwartz. The Networked Resource Discovery Project: Goals, Design, and Research Efforts. Tech. Rep.  ...  Running an agent allows an organization to participate in the resource discovery network, at the cost of some amount of autonomy (since the agents must at least share some common protocols, and use some  ... 
doi:10.1145/504092.504126 dblp:conf/sigopsE/Schwartz88 fatcat:uetmnioycbfxnmbw4cx5ncudoq

The rise of governance and the risks of failure: the case of economic development

Bob Jessop
1998 International Social Science Journal  
It also of ers some preliminary rel ections on the nature, forms, and logic of 'governance failure'. h e i nal section addresses the state's increasing role in 'meta-governance', i.e., in managing the  ...  h is article explores the roles of markets, states, and partnerships in economic coordination and considers their respective tendencies to failure. h e i rst section addresses the growing interest in governance  ...  For self-organization is especially useful in cases of loose coupling or operational autonomy, complex reciprocal interdependence, complex spatio-temporal horizons, and shared interests or projects.  ... 
doi:10.1111/1468-2451.00107 fatcat:cosmiczbo5cvloedfrg7rsxwgi

Properties of balance: A pendulum effect in corporate entrepreneurship

Michael H. Morris, Jurie van Vuuren, Jeffrey R. Cornwall, Retha Scheepers
2009 Business Horizons  
(3) structural autonomy vs. restraint; (4) resource tightness vs. looseness; (5) performance incentives vs. professional security; and (6) administrative vs. entrepreneurial skills.  ...  He or she operates well through flexible structures and informal networks. The promoter is, in essence, the corporate entrepreneur.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.bushor.2009.04.007 fatcat:qj4plmdi4vcldj4akurv47drea

How do MNC R&D Laboratory Roles Affect Employee International Assignments?

Panagiota Sapouna, Dimitris Manolopoulos, Pavlos Dimitratos
2016 MIR: Management International Review: Journal of International Business  
Based on the theory of resource recombinations, we hypothesise that R&D employees in support laboratories are not likely to assume international assignments, whereas those in locally integrated and internationally  ...  The resource recombinations theory that extends the resource based view can effectively illuminate the international assignment field.  ...  The emphasis on R&D scientists and engineers is topical as these persons are the main agents in the discovery and improvement of novel forms of technological progression in the 'centres of excellence'  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11575-016-0293-8 fatcat:xfau7afi2fbbfecln6casavhvy

Knowledge Management in Value Creation Networks: Establishing a New Business Model through the Role of a Knowledge-Intermediary

P. Krenz, S. Basmer, S. Buxbaum-Conradi, T. Redlich, J.-P. Wulfsberg
2014 Procedia CIRP  
"Knowledge" is the essential resource to cope with this complexity.  ...  The presented article describes the role of a knowledge intermediary, which represents a support function within value creation networks.  ...  Those impact variables have been identified already in the qualitative interdependency model developed within this research project (see section 2).  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.procir.2014.01.006 fatcat:mtox6lztbbbjdg5dphm4ev6nza


Michael Degani, Brenda Chalfin, Jamie Cross
2020 The Cambridge Journal of Anthropology  
The introduction to this special issue begins by surveying the significance of what we call Africa's internal energy frontiers for understanding a global energy realignment marked by experiments in renewable  ...  It then discusses capture as a concept rooted in both Marxist informed accounts of global energy regimes as well as the political histories and practices of African populations.  ...  (e.g. utopian renewables vs dystopian carbon; centralized vs decentralized grids; dependence vs autonomy).  ... 
doi:10.3167/cja.2020.380202 fatcat:2bxqp43d6vcldlrn7m2mjxpcjy

Peer-Mediated Distributed Knowledge Management [chapter]

Matteo Bonifacio, Paolo Bouquet, Gianluca Mameli, Michele Nori
2004 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
In this paper we propose a peer-to-peer architecture (called KEx), which embodies the principle above in a quite straightforward way: (i) each peer (called a K-peer) provides all the services needed to  ...  Despite a wide agreement on this principle, most current KM systems are based on the idea that all perspectival aspects of knowledge should be eliminated in favor of an objective and general representation  ...  Acknowledgments This work is part of EDAMOK (Enabling Distributed and Autonomous Management of Knowledge), a joint project of the Institute for Scientific and Technological Research (IRST, Trento) and  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-24612-1_2 fatcat:wva7bkm47rbr5blktn5jvj7lfy

Citizen Science and Sustainability Transitions

Katrin Vohland, Henry Sauermann, Vyron Antoniou, Balint Balazs, Claudia Göbel, Kostas Karatzas, Peter Mooney, Josep Perelló, Marisa Ponti, Roeland Samson, Silvia Winter
2019 Social Science Research Network  
BB received funding from the InSpires project, EU Horizon 2020 grant No 741677.  ...  Acknowledgments This work benefited from the EU COST Action CA15212 "Citizen Science to promote creativity, scientific literacy, and innovation throughout Europe".  ...  Scientific autonomy vs. external influence In the ideal-type view of academic science, researchers have autonomy in pursuing questions that they deem relevant in order to close knowledge gaps and advance  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.3511088 fatcat:bs2rv4nedzdmfozvddhtsalhyu

On waging the ideological war: Against the hegemony of form

Susana Narotzky, Stephen Reyna, Julia Eckert, Nina Glick Schiller
2016 Anthropological Theory  
I contend that these well meaning anti-authoritarian epistemologies unwillingly express the hegemony of a form that the Austrian school proposed for market competition in the first half of the 20 th century  ...  Based on ethnographic material of Spain I acknowledge the need to develop a new conceptual framework that captures the singular experienced realities of the present but links them in a coherent unitary  ...  Acknowledgements The ICREA Academia Programme of the Generalitat de Catalunya provided a five-year fellowship that enabled me to dedicate more time to research (2010)(2011)(2012)(2013)(2014)(2015).  ... 
doi:10.1177/1463499616652518 fatcat:wlnqqiaabnfdras5lps72xkqoy

Understanding life together: A brief history of collaboration in biology

Niki Vermeulen, John N. Parker, Bart Penders
2013 Endeavour  
Life and the Human Genome Project.  ...  The history of science shows a shift from singleinvestigator 'little science' to increasingly large, expensive, multinational, interdisciplinary and interdependent 'big science'.  ...  In both cases research is characterised by high autonomy, low task interdependences, and high task uncertainty.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.endeavour.2013.03.001 pmid:23578694 pmcid:PMC3878597 fatcat:k47ejsdy6razplu3zn3kpxvclu

An ex ante assessment of value conflicts and social acceptance of sustainable heating systems

Tristan E. de Wildt, Anne R. Boijmans, Emile J.L. Chappin, Paulien M. Herder
2021 Energy Policy  
We demonstrate this approach using a case of community-driven heating initiative in The Hague, the Netherlands.  ...  The approach can be used to support the decision-making process of policymakers at the local level, even in situations of limited local expertise.  ...  -Living in single-family houses Autonomy vs.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.enpol.2021.112265 fatcat:ycqzjytcabh23keevmpvq3i5si

Collaborative control theory for e-Work, e-Production, and e-Service

S.Y. Nof
2007 Annual Reviews in Control  
Network models and their bio-inspired redesign counterparts are explained with implications to the future of production and service systems. #  ...  Recent developments in collaborative control theory and e-Work influence the emergence of e-Production and e-Service.  ...  Special thanks to my colleagues and students at the PRISM Lab and the PRISM Global Research Network, and in IFAC Committee CC5 for Manufacturing and Logistics Systems, who have collaborated with me to  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.arcontrol.2007.08.002 fatcat:qz7f57t335gbfmtsqz624geh3m

Organizational context and collaboration on international projects: The case of a professional service firm

Dirk Klimkeit
2013 International Journal of Project Management  
or research. • You may not further distribute the material or use it for any profit-making activity or commercial gain • You may freely distribute the URL identifying the publication in the public portal  ...  General rights Copyright and moral rights for the publications made accessible in the public portal are retained by the authors and/or other copyright owners and it is a condition of accessing publications  ...  Initially, the Firm was a closely integrated network of national firms that retained considerable autonomy.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ijproman.2012.08.001 fatcat:alquva5zlbg4rmondlf4bwqyyy

Optimizing the Delivery Chain in Heterogenous Networks [chapter]

Xavier Sanchez-Loro, Josep Paradells, Jordi Casademont, José Luís Ferrer
2011 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
With such different underlying computing and networking technologies, we need more intelligence and autonomy in the network and means to adopt different protocol behaviours depending on underlying This  ...  Keywords: We would like to encourage you to list your keywords within the abstract section Introduction In previous work [9, 8, 7 , 10], we explored the possibilities of context-awareness, service discovery  ...  The authors would like to express their thanks for contributions from the TARIFA project [1] and the participating research groups: NETS, MediaEntel, GXO, ANA, Cols and GMT.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-21560-5_18 fatcat:phrh2p3kmrgolpcdzp4cpo3baq

Cross-layer design of reconfigurable cyber-physical systems

M. Masin, F. Palumbo, H. Myrhaug, J. A. de Oliveira Filho, M. Pastena, M. Pelcat, L. Raffo, F. Regazzoni, A. A. Sanchez, A. Toffetti, E. de la Torre, K. Zedda
2017 Design, Automation & Test in Europe Conference & Exhibition (DATE), 2017  
Moreover, because of inherent interdependence, the layers must communicate a lot.  ...  To handle these challenges CERBERO approach leverages on two main pillars: • a model-centric approach to the scenario and system definition, where all the functional, physical, and network components as  ...  The CERBERO design framework is meant to master the following trade-offs. 1) Failure detection level and failure detection time vs. Monitoring logic overhead. 2) On-board Autonomy vs.  ... 
doi:10.23919/date.2017.7927088 dblp:conf/date/MasinPMFPPRRSTT17 fatcat:tsn66di7ozaarnxyttbtne4oji
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