Bibliographic Updates: Recent Journal Articles Related to System Dynamics

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Entries are now listed with the most recent submissions at the top of the list.
Added December 2019

Capellán-Pérez, Iñigo, Margarita Mediavilla, Carlos de Castro, Óscar Carpintero, and Luis Javier Miguel. "Fossil Fuel Depletion and Socio-Economic Scenarios: An Integrated Approach." Energy 77, (2019): 641-666.

Carvalho, Hamilton Coimbra, and Jose Afonso Mazzon. "Embracing Complex Social Problems." Journal of Social Marketing Ahead of print, no. Ahead of print (2019).

Grace, William. "Engineering the Transition to Sustainability." Australian Journal of Multi-Disciplinary Engineering 15, (2019).

Linnéusson, Gary, Amos H.C. Ng, and Tehseen Aslam. "A Hybrid Simulation-Based Optimization Framework Supporting Strategic Maintenance Development to Improve Production Performance." European Journal of Operational Research 281, no. 2 (2019): 402-414.

Rahmandad, Hazhir. "Interdependence, Complementarity, and Ruggedness of Performance Landscapes." Strategy Science 4, no. 3 (2019): 234-249.

Added July 2019

Bardi, Ugo, Sara Falsini, and Ilaria Perissi. "Toward a General Theory of Societal Collapse: A Biophysical Examination of Tainter’s Model of the Diminishing Returns of Complexity." BioPhysical Economics and Resource Quality 4, no. 3 (2019).

Zaini, Raafat M., Michael B. Elmes, Oleg V. Pavlov, and Khalid Saeed. "Organizational Dissent Dynamics in Universities: Simulations with a System Dynamics Model." Management Communication Quarterly 33, no. 3 (2019): 419-50.

Added April 2019

Cuccia, Andrea. "The Role of Accountability within a Zero Waste Strategy: Evidences from a Siciian Small Municipality." Journal of Public Administration, Finance and Law 1, no. 12 (2018): 34-50.

Lane, David C., and Nuno Videira. "Modelling Sustainability Pathways: Bridging Science, Policy and Society." Systems Research and Behavioral Science 36, no. 2 (2019): 147-55.

Scire', Giovanni. "Modelling Strategies for the Reduction of Fat Dormice in Northern Italian Hazel Groves." International Journal of Agricultural Resources, Governance and Ecology 14, no. 4 (2018): 352-67.


Updated Information for references other than recent journal articles

Barabba, Vincent P. How Your Enterprise Can Make Better Decisions and Learn from Mistakes: Independently published., 2019.

Butler, Jay C., and Michael R. Fraser. "A Public Health Guide to Ending the Opioid Epidemic." edited by Jay C. Butler and Michael R. Fraser: American Public Health Association Press, 2019.

Social Dynamics: A Curated Collection of Works by Jay W. Forrester. http://collections.systemdynamics.org/jwf/social-dynamics/.

Sterman, J. "Climate Change Presentation by MIT's John Sterman at New Economy Forum." Bloomberg Markets and Finance, 2019.

Takahashi, Yutaka, and Kazuo Hiekata. "Systems Thinking Changes Business." (2019).

Wolstenholme, Eric, and Douglas McKelvie. The Dynamics of Care - Understanding People Flows in Health and Social Care. Cham, Switzerland: Springer, 2019.

Calder, Muffy, Claire Craig, Dave Culley, Richard de Cani, Christl A.Donnelly, Rowan Douglas, Bruce Edmonds, et al. "Computational Modelling: Technological Futures." Government Office for Science 2018.

Linnéusson, Gary. "Towards Strategic Development of Maintenance and Its Effects on Production Performance: A Hybrid Simulation-Based Optimization Framework." University of Skövde, Production and Automation Engineering, PhD Thesis, 2018.

Carvalho, Hamilton. "Rio De Janiero, What Is Your Problem?" In Poder 360. 2018.

Musango, Josephine, and Paul Currie. "Cape Town’s Plans for What Happens after Day Zero Just Won’t Work - Here’s Why." Sunday Times, 2018.

Walport, M., M. Calder, C. Craig, D. Culley, R. de Cani, C. Donnelly, R. Douglas, et al. "Computational Modelling: Technological." 124: Government Office for Science, 2018.

Lane, D. C., and E. Husemann. "System Dynamics Mapping of Acute Patient Flows." In System Dynamics: Soft and Hard Operational Research, edited by M. Kunc. Or Essentials. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2018.