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coevolution

[¦kō‚ev·ə′lü·shən]
(evolution)
An evolutionary pattern based on the interaction among major groups or organisms with an obvious ecological relationship; for example, plant and plant-eater, flower and pollinator.
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In social affairs, invention in the lab cannot replace the co-evolution of innovation and needs, as explained very thoroughly by Henderson and Clark in 1988 (4).
In this Special Issue, we have assembled empirical papers that collectively explore aspects of the co-evolution perspective as a new lens for research in organization studies and for re-integrating organization theory and strategy research.
The resulting framework leads to a set of predictions about relationships between technological transparency, co-evolution, and the emergence of dominant designs.
This book was written before terms like co-evolution, self-organization, and fractal attained wide currency, but the concepts are all here.
AIM 3 is to predict the co-evolution of ice flow and hydrological networks in the Store Glacier drainage basin, and assess the vulnerability of the Greenland Ice Sheet, by integrating field observations in state-of-the-art ice sheet models.
The author follows up his previous book, Sino-Japanese Relations: Interaction, Logic, and Transformation with updates on new developments in China-Japan relations since 2006, including the September 2010 Chinese fishing boat collision incident, cross-Strait relations, the Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiations, and China's suspension of rare earth exports to Japan, focusing on theoretical understandings of the China-Japan relationship in terms of relationship management, domestic policies, national identities, and co-evolution.
This is the first book to offer the full treatment of the Neanderthal; history in context, their co-evolution with humans for hundreds of thousands of years in Europe, and their expansion into Asia (where they may have had the upper hand over humans).
It also highlights the importance of the dynamic co-evolution of human hosts and their pathogens in maintaining genetic variation.
The adaptive coloration of prey and predators, chemical defenses used by insects, plant and animal co-evolution and the origins of tropical variety are also discussed.
We conclude that search behaviour drives co-evolution through competitive dynamics among new entrants and incumbent firms and manifests itself in the simultaneous emergence of new business models and new organizational forms.
Raven of the field of co-evolution, he has also pursued long-term studies of the structure, dynamics, and genetics of natural butterfly populations.
The third goal is to develop computer models that can help inform the design of improved TIPs by predicting the safety, efficacy, and co-evolution dynamics at various scales, from an individual cell to an organism to an entire population.