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VirThai: A PS-I Implemented Agent-Based Model of Thailand as a Predictive and Analytic Tool
Brandon Alcorn, Miguel Garces, Allen Hicken In this paper we report on the deployment of “VirThai,” a virtualization type agent-based model of contemporary Thailand, to produce predictions for events of political and policy interest over the cours (More)
A Cook’s Tour of My Organizational Dynamics Experience
My tour ends this spring with graduation. Looking back six years to when I started, I could never have predicted the growth, academically, professionally and personally, and I’ve never been as proud of any other 6 years. My tour began in the Sprin (More)
Was Lost Until I Found OD (Was blind but now I see.)
We recognize that Mick said ‘You can’t always get what you want.’ But how do you try? My experience with OD (Organizational Dynamics) provided both a comprehensive tool set and a platform to learn and grow for the future. While we can’t avoid some di (More)
A Booster Shot
It was definitely not a dark and stormy night.  Rather, it was a bright and sunny summer morning that found me in my tomato garden when the phone rang. “Professor Eldred, this is_______________(a very accomplished sales executive at a high tech co (More)
Dynamics Duo - Adam and Tiffany and Penn's Organizational Dynamics Program
Here are some of the highlights we remember from our time in Penn's OD program. This video is in support of the Dynamics Stories Project. Every journey to a master's degree is different, but ours was made more fun in traveling together. - Adam Pre (More)
A Transnational South America?
On May 24, the nations of South America signed a treaty to create Unasur, a regional parliament that builds upon the trading agreements Mercosur and the Andean Community, but also may coordinate common military defense actions. <More)
International Drug Trafficking
Although they are not mutually exclusive, international crime and terrorism comprise the darker sides of globalization. They use technologies, networks, and connections similarly to the way legal enterprises do, but also endeavor to subvert the work (More)
The Print Media in South Africa: Paving the Way for 'Privatisation'
The print media in South Africa : paving the way for 'privatisation' / Anne Mayher & David A. Mcdonald Review of African Political Economy, 2007, vol. 34, no. 113, p. 443-460 Since the end of apartheid, national and local governments in Sou (More)
The Radio Kaduna 'tafsir' (1978-1992)
The Radio Kaduna 'tafsir' (1978-1992) and the construction of public images of Muslim scholars in the Nigerian media / Andrea Brigaglia Journal for Islamic Studies, 2007, vol. 27, p. 173-210 The introduction of radio around the globe has, like othe (More)