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Amanda Gregory

Senior Lecturer in Management Systems


Community operational research and citizen science: two icons in need of each other? (2017)
Journal Article
Gregory, A. J., & Atkins, J. P. (2018). Community operational research and citizen science: two icons in need of each other?. European journal of operational research, 268(3), 1111-1124. doi:10.1016/j.ejor.2017.07.037

Citizen Science attracts a lot of positive attention and a convenient alignment with it might offer multiple benefits for Community Operational Research. But what would be the basis for such an alignment? Could it offer important reciprocal benefits... Read More

Insights into the development of strategy from a complexity perspective (2015)
Journal Article
Gregory, A., & Ronan, M. (2015). Insights into the development of strategy from a complexity perspective. Journal of the Operational Research Society, 66(4), 627-636. https://doi.org/10.1057/jors.2014.27

This paper provides an account of an ongoing project with an independent school in the UK. The project focuses on a strategy development intervention which, from the start, was systemic in orientation. The intention was to integrate simple systems co... Read More

Using systems thinking to educate for sustainability in a business school (2014)
Journal Article
Miller, S., & Gregory, A. (2014). Using systems thinking to educate for sustainability in a business school. Systems, 2(4), 313-327. https://doi.org/10.3390/systems2030313

This paper explores what it means for a business school to embed systems thinking and sustainability into the curriculum by looking at both the application of systems thinking to the design of sustainable programmes and the teaching of system thinkin... Read More

A problem structuring method for ecosystem-based management : the DPSIR modelling process (2012)
Journal Article
Gregory, A. J., Atkins, J. P., Burdon, D., & Elliott, M. (2018). A problem structuring method for ecosystem-based management : the DPSIR modelling process. European journal of operational research, 227(3), 558-569. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejor.2012.11.020

The purpose of this paper is to learn from Complex Adaptive Systems (CAS) theory to inform the development of Problem Structuring Methods (PSMs) both in general and in the specific context of marine management. The focus on marine management is impor... Read More

Managing the marine environment: is the DPSIR framework holistic enough? (2011)
Journal Article
Atkins, J. P., Gregory, A. J., Burdon, D., & Elliott, M. (2011). Managing the marine environment: is the DPSIR framework holistic enough?. Systems research and behavioral science, 28(5), 497-508. https://doi.org/10.1002/sres.1111

Ever increasing and diverse use of the marine environment and consequent impacts on marine life, habitats and landscapes make prominent the need for policy and policy-making procedures that promote resilience and sustainability. In this paper, we foc... Read More

Management of the marine environment: Integrating ecosystem services and societal benefits with the DPSIR framework in a systems approach (2011)
Journal Article
Atkins, J. P., Burdon, D., Elliott, M., & Gregory, A. J. (2011). Management of the marine environment: Integrating ecosystem services and societal benefits with the DPSIR framework in a systems approach. Marine pollution bulletin, 62(2), 215-226. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marpolbul.2010.12.012

Ever increasing and diverse use of the marine environment is leading to human-induced changes in marine life, habitats and landscapes, making necessary the development of marine policy that considers all members of the user community and addresses cu... Read More

Learning to be responsible? A systems view of the organization-environment relationship (2005)
Conference Proceeding
Gregory, A. (2005). Learning to be responsible? A systems view of the organization-environment relationship. In IFSR 2005 : Proceedings of the First World Congress of the International Federation for Systems Research : The New Roles of Systems Sciences For a Knowledge-based Society : Nov. 14-17, 2017, Kobe, Japan

In this paper the issue of whether organizations can learn to become responsible will be addressed. Zadek [1] suggests that organizations ‘pass through 5 stages of corporate responsibility: 1. defensive, 2. compliance, 3. managerial, 4. strategic, an... Read More