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  1. Lesley Kuhn, Robert Woog & Marcia Salner (2011). Utilizing Complexity for Epistemological Development. World Futures 67 (4-5):253 - 265.
    Complexity, in conceptualizing life as self-organizing, dynamic, and emergent, offers evocative metaphors for making sense that are not bound to linearity or certainty. We utilize complexity as a conceptual framework in teaching related to various aspects of the humanities and social sciences (business, organization, and management studies, ethics, social and political change, health, spirituality). In this article, we reflect on our use of complexity in addressing the teaching challenge inherent in encouraging complex epistemic cognition: thinking about thinking through a complexity (...)
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  2. Lesley Kuhn (2008). Complexity and Educational Research: A Critical Reflection. Educational Philosophy and Theory 40 (1):177–189.
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  3. Lesley Kuhn (2007). D̩nouement. World Futures 63 (3 & 4):298 Р299.
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  4. Lesley Kuhn (2007). Introduction. World Futures 63 (3 & 4):153 – 155.
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  5. Lesley Kuhn (2007). Sustainable Tourism as Emergent Discourse. World Futures 63 (3 & 4):286 – 297.
    Paradoxical images and understandings inherent in sustainable tourism discourses are identified as relating to two undergirding incongruities where (1) humans and the environment are seen as discrete entities and inherently interrelated, and where (2) humans and the environment are viewed as evolving over time, and as static and unchanging. To resolve these tensions, it is suggested that rather than taking an essentialist perspective, it is more useful to treat sustainable tourism as an aspiring evolving discourse. Recognition of human complicity (...)
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  6. Lesley Kuhn (2007). Why Utilize Complexity Principles in Social Inquiry? World Futures 63 (3 & 4):156 – 175.
    Complexity is introduced as a fitting paradigmatic orientation to social inquiry. A complexity approach is compared and contrasted with other holistic social inquiry orientations (systems thinking, cybernetics, and ecological thinking) and constructivist styles of thinking that have informed and guided the evolution of qualitative social inquiry.
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  7. Lesley Kuhn & Robert Woog (2007). From Complexity Concepts to Creative Applications. World Futures 63 (3 & 4):176 – 193.
    A complexity cosmography is introduced as construing a world that is self-organizing, dynamic, and emergent, and that comprises organic entities that too are self-organizing, dynamic, and emergent. Following critical reflection into the nature of utilising complexity in social inquiry, specific images, vocabularies and complexity-based methods and techniques as developed by the authors are introduced.
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  8. David Levick & Lesley Kuhn (2007). Fractality, Organizational Management, and Creative Change. World Futures 63 (3 & 4):265 – 274.
    This article explores an understanding of organizational management developed from the metaphorical application of complexity science to the field of organizational development. It focuses on the insights that fractality triggers in relation to an alternative way of examining and appreciating organizational hierarchy, and the subsequent implications to liberating creativity, ingenuity and potentiality of individuals working within the organization. Sites where such a fractal-hierarchy mindset appears to be evident are discussed, and the effects on productivity noted.
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