International Journal of Business and Social Science

ISSN 2219-1933 (Print), 2219-6021 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/ijbss


The Effect of Change on Management Planning: Applying Chaos Theory
Dean Frear

Chaos theory has been applied qualitatively to the planning process. This paper develops a set of equations that help further define planning and chaos theory. A model is developed that illustrates the planning process and changes in the planning process. For the purposes of this model, planning is viewed as a procedure that occurs prior to implementation of the plan and is therefore discrete and not continuous.

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