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Work Products of the Edge Center

Principal work products include research papers and presentations.

Research Papers - 2013

Nissen, M.E. and Bergin, R.D.

Nissen, M.E. and Bergin, R.D., "Knowledge Work through Social Media Applications: Team Performance Implications of Immersive Virtual Worlds," Journal of Organizational Computing and Electronic Commerce 23:1-2 (2013), 84-109.

Nissen, M.E. and Place, W.D. Nissen, M.E. and Place, W.D., "Archetypical C2 Organization Design for Ever Increasing Technological Autonomy: An Unmanned Aircraft System Illustration," Proceedings International Command & Control Research & Technology Symposium, Alexandria, VA (June 2013).

 

Research Papers - 2012:

Powley, E.H. and Nissen, M.E.

Powley, E.H. and Nissen, M.E., "If You Can't Trust, Stick to Hierarchy: Structure and Trust as Contingency Factors in Threat Assessment Contexts," Journal of Homeland Security and Emergency Management 9:1 (2012), Article 14, pp. 1-19.

Nissen, M.E. Nissen, M.E., "Toward an Operational Proxy for Acquisition Workforce Quality: Measuring Dynamic Knowledge and Performance at the Tactical Edges of Organizations," Technical Report No. NPS-AM-12-206, Naval Postgraduate School (October 2012).

Research Papers - 2011:

Nissen, M.E.

Nissen, M.E., "Designing Inter-Organisational Collectivities for Dynamic Fit: Stability, Manoeuvrability and Application in Disaster Relief Endeavours," International Journal of Organizational Design and Engineering 1:4 (2011), pp. 276-291.

Levitt, R.E. Levitt, R.E., "Towards Project Management 2.0," Engineering Project Organization Journal 1:3 (2011), pp. 197-210, DOI 10.1080/21573727.2011.609558.
Nissen, M.E. and Burton, R.M. Nissen, M.E. and Burton, R.M., "Designing Organizations for Dynamic Fit: System Stability, Maneuverability and Opportunity Loss," IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernetics – Part A 41:3 (May 2011), pp. 418-433.
Hudson, K. and Nissen, M.E. Hudson, K. and Nissen, M.E., "Understanding the Potential of Virtual Environments for Improving C2 Performance," Proceedings International Command & Control Research & Technology Symposium, Quebec City, Quebec (June 2011).
Bergin, R.D.,
Hudgens, B. and
Nissen, M.E.
Bergin, R.D., Hudgens, B. and Nissen, M.E., “Examining Work Performance in Immersive Virtual Environments versus Face-to-Face Physical Environments through Laboratory Experimentation,” Proceedings Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, Koloa, HI (January 2011).
Nissen, M.E. Nissen, M.E., “Applying an Aerodynamics Inspired Organizational Dynamic Fit Model to Disaster Relief Endeavors,” Technical Report No. NPS-IS-11-001, Naval Postgraduate School (January 2011).

Research Papers - 2010:

Lee, J.G.C.Y. and Nissen, M.E. Lee, J.G.C.Y. and Nissen, M.E., “Accelerating Acculturation through Tacit Knowledge Flows: Refining a Grounded Theory Model,” VINE 40: 3/4, Special Issue on KM and Culture (2010), pp.312 – 325; DOI 10.1108/03055721011071430).
Nissen, M.E. Nissen, M.E., “CyberKM: Harnessing Dynamic Knowledge for Competitive Advantage through Cyberspace,” Technical Report No. NPS-IS-10-006, Naval Postgraduate School (November 2010).
Nissen, M.E. Nissen, M.E., “Command and Control in Virtual Environments: Using Contingency Theory to Understand Organization in Virtual Worlds,” Technical Report No. NPS-IS-10-005, Naval Postgraduate School (October 2010).
Bergin, R., Adams, A., Andraus, R., Hudgens, B., Lee, J. and Nissen, M.E. Bergin, R., Adams, A., Andraus, R., Hudgens, B., Lee, J. and Nissen, M.E., “Command & Control in Virtual Environments: Laboratory Experimentation to Compare Virtual with Physical,” Proceedings International Command & Control Research & Technology Symposium, Santa Monica, CA (June 2010).
Hudson, K. and Nissen, M.E. Hudson, K. and Nissen, M.E., “Command & Control in Virtual Environments: Designing a Virtual Environment for Experimentation,” Proceedings International Command & Control Research & Technology Symposium, Santa Monica, CA (June 2010).
Kalbfleisch, M.L. and Nissen, M.E. Kalbfleisch, M.L. and Nissen, M.E., “Extending Hypothesis Testing of Edge Organizations Using Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging During ELICIT,” Proceedings International Command & Control Research & Technology Symposium, Santa Monica, CA (June 2010).
Manso, B. and Manso, M. Manso, B. and Manso, M., “Know the Network, Knit the Network: Applying SNA to N2C2 Maturity Model Experiments,” Proceedings International Command & Control Research & Technology Symposium, Santa Monica, CA (June 2010).
Manso, B. and Manso, M. Manso, B. and Manso, M., “N2C2M2 Experimentation and Validation: Understanding Its C2 Approaches and Implications,” Proceedings International Command & Control Research & Technology Symposium, Santa Monica, CA (June 2010).
Powley, E.H., Seykora, J. and Nissen, M.E. Powley, E.H., Seykora, J. and Nissen, M.E., “Study of Trust as an Organizational Contingency, Part II: Examining Four Dimensions of Trust in ELICIT Experimentation,” Proceedings International Command & Control Research & Technology Symposium, Santa Monica, CA (June 2010).
Wang, A., Levitt, R. and Ping, H. Wang, A., Levitt, R. and Ping, H., “Modeling and Optimizing the Motivation of Workers and Managers for Knowledge-Sharing: A Game-Theoretic Analysis,” Proceedings International Command & Control Research & Technology Symposium, Santa Monica, CA (June 2010).
Wynn, D., Ruddy, M. and Nissen, M.E. Wynn, D., Ruddy, M. and Nissen, M.E., “Command & Control in Virtual Environments: Tailoring Software Agents to Emulate Specific People,” Proceedings International Command & Control Research & Technology Symposium, Santa Monica, CA (June 2010).
Nissen, M.E. and Leweling, T.A. Nissen, M.E. and Leweling, T.A., “Knowledge Sharing as a Contingency in the Design of Counterterrorism Organizations,” International C2 Journal 4:2 (2010), pp. 1-30.
Adams, A.A.,
Lee, J.G. and
Nissen, M.E.
Adams, A.A., Lee, J.G. and Nissen, M.E., “Tacit Knowledge Flows and Institutional Theory: Accelerating Acculturation,” Proceedings Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, Koloa, Kauai, HI (January 2010); nominated for Best Paper Award.

Research Papers - 2009:

Ivanov, E. and Liebowitz, J. Ivanov, E. and Liebowitz, J., "Commentary: Research Needed on Cross-Cultural Generational Knowledge Flows," International Journal of Sociotechnical and Knowledge Development (2009).
Alberts, D.S.
Nissen, M.E.
Alberts, D.S. and Nissen, M.E., "Toward Harmonizing Command and Control with Organization and Management Theory," International C2 Journal 3:2 (2009),
pp. 1-59.
Oh, R.P.T, Sanchez, S., Lucas, T., Wan, H. and Nissen, M.E. Oh, R.P.T, Sanchez, S., Lucas, T., Wan, H. and Nissen, M.E., “Efficient Experimental Design Tools for Exploring Large Simulation Models,” Computational and Mathematical Organization Theory 15:3 (2010), pp. 237-; DOI 10.1007/s10588-009-9059-1.
Nissen, M.E. Nissen, M.E., “Dynamic Fit and Misfit through Organizational Design: Conceptualization via Stability and Maneuverability,” Naval Postgraduate School Technical Report NPS-46-09-001 (June 2009).
Powley, E.H.
Nissen, M.E.
Powley, E.H. and Nissen, M.E., “Trust-Mistrust as a Design Contingency: Laboratory Experimentation in a Counterterrorism Context,” Proceedings International Command & Control Research & Technology Symposium, Washington, DC (June 2009); recommended for Best Paper Award.
Jin, Y.
Liu, Q.
Jin, Y. and Liu, Q., “Entropy and Self Organizing in Edge Organizations,” Proceedings International Command & Control Research & Technology Symposium, Washington, DC (June 2009).

Powley, E.H.
Nissen, M.E.

Powley, E.H. and Nissen, M.E., “Responding to Counterterrorism Threats: Effects of Coalition Trust and Mistrust on Organizational Design,” NPS Technical Report NPS-GSBPP-09-001 (February 2009).

Research Papers - 2008:

Nissen, M.E.; Orr, R.J.; and Levitt, R.E. Nissen, M.E., Orr, R.J. and Levitt, R.E., "Streams of shared knowledge: computational expansion of knowledge-flow theory," Knowledge Management Research & Practice (2008) 6, 124–140. doi:10.1057/kmrp.2008.1; see http://www.palgrave-journals.com/kmrp/journal/v6/n2/pdf/kmrp20081a.pdf .

Nissen, M.E.
Leweling, T.A.

Nissen, M.E. and Leweling, T.A., “Conceptualizing Dynamic Organizational Fit in Multicontingency Contexts,” Proceedings Academy of Management Conference, Anaheim, CA (August 2008).

Barrett, F.
Nissen, M.

Barrett, F., Nissen, M., “Self-Organization and -Synchronization at the Edge: Situated Action, Identity and Improvisation,” Proceedings International Command & Control Research & Technology Symposium, Bellevue, WA (June 2008).

Desouza, K. C.
Roy, S.
Lin, Y.

Desouza, K. C., Roy, S., Lin, Y., “Performance Measures for Edge Organizations: A Preliminary Report,” Proceedings International Command & Control Research & Technology Symposium, Bellevue, WA (June 2008).

Holsapple, C.W.
Li, X.

Holsapple, C.W., Li, X., “Understanding Organizational Agility: A Work-Design Perspective,” Proceedings International Command & Control Research & Technology Symposium, Bellevue, WA (June 2008).

Koons, J.L.,
Bekatoros, N.
Nissen, M.

Koons, J.L., Bekatoros, N., Nissen, M., “C2 for Computer Networked Operations: Using Computational Experimentation to Identify Effects on Performance in Organizational Configurations within the Larger Network-Centric Environment,” Proceedings International Command & Control Research & Technology Symposium, Bellevue, WA (June 2008).

Liebowitz, J.
Ivanov, E.

Liebowitz, J., Ivanov, E., “Extending Cross-Generational Knowledge Flow Research in Edge Organizations,” Proceedings International Command & Control Research & Technology Symposium, Bellevue, WA (June 2008); nominated for Best Student Paper Award.

Oh, R.
Sanchez, S. M.
Lucas, T. W.
Wan, H.

Oh, R., Sanchez, S. M., Lucas, T. W., Wan, H., “Efficient Experimental Design Tools for Exploring Command and Control Organizational Structures,” Proceedings International Command & Control Research & Technology Symposium, Bellevue, WA (June 2008); nominated for Best Student Paper Award.

Ruddy, M.
Nissen, M.

Ruddy, M., Nissen, M., “New Software Platform Capabilities and Experimentation Campaign for ELICIT,” Proceedings International Command & Control Research & Technology Symposium, Bellevue, WA (June 2008).

Scacchi, W.
Jensen, C.

Scacchi, W., Jensen, C., “Governance in Open Source Software Development Projects:Towards a Model for Network-Centric Edge Organizations,” Proceedings International Command & Control Research & Technology Symposium, Bellevue, WA (June 2008).

Research Papers - 2007:

Gateau, J.B.

Gateau, J.B., Leweling, T.A., Looney, J.P. and Nissen, M.E., “Hypothesis Testing of Edge Organizations: Modeling the C2 Organization Design Space,” Proceedings International Command & Control Research & Technology Symposium, Newport, RI (June 2007); Winner – Best Student Paper Award.

Huber, R.K.

Reiner K. Huber, Petra M. Eggenhofer, Jens Römer, Sebastian Schäfer and Klaus Titze, “Team Composition: Linking Individual and Team Characteristics to Team Decision-Making and Performance,” Proceedings International Command & Control Research & Technology Symposium, Newport, RI (June 2007); Winner – Best Paper Award.

Reiner K. Huber, Petra Eggenhofer, Sebastian Schäfer and Jens Römer, “Der Einfluss von Persönlichkeitsmerkmalen und Teameigenschaften auf die Leistungsfähigkeit vernetzter Teams,” Europäische Sicherheit, 53. Jahrgang, Juli 2007, S.70-73.

Liebowitz, J.

Liebowitz, J., Ayyavoo, N., Nguyen, H. and Simien, J., “Cross-Generational Knowledge Flows in Edge Organizations: Research in Progress,” Proceedings International Command & Control Research & Technology Symposium, Newport, RI (June 2007).

Liebowitz, J., Ayyavoo, N., Nguyen, H. and Simien, J., “Cross-Generational Knowledge Flows in Edge Organizations,” Industrial Management and Data Systems 107:9 (2007).

Leweling, T. A.

Leweling, T.A. and Nissen, M.E., “Hypothesis Testing of Edge Organizations: Laboratory Experimentation using the ELICIT Multiplayer Intelligence Game,” Proceedings International Command & Control Research & Technology Symposium, Newport, RI (June 2007); nominated for the Best Paper Award.

Leweling, T.A. and Nissen, M.E., “Defining and Exploring the Terrorism Field: Toward an Intertheoretic, Agent-Based Approach,” Technology Futures & Social Change 74 (2007), pp. 165-192.

Nissen, M.E.

Nissen, M.E., “Computational experimentation on new organizational forms: Exploring behavior and performance of Edge organizations,” Computational and Mathematical Organization Theory 13:3 (2007), pp. 203-240.

Nissen, M.E., “Enterprise Command, Control and Design: Bridging C2 Practice and CT Research,” International C2 Journal 1:1 (2007), pp. 61-112.

MacKinnon, D.J.

MacKinnon, D.J., Ramsey, M., Levitt, R.E. and Nissen, M.E., “Hypothesis Testing of Edge Organizations: Empirically Calibrating an Organizational Model for Experimentation,” Proceedings International Command & Control Research & Technology Symposium, Newport, RI (June 2007).

Ruddy, M.

Ruddy, M., “ELICIT – The Experimental Laboratory for Investigating Collaboration, Information-sharing and Trust,” Proceedings International Command & Control Research & Technology Symposium, Newport, RI (June 2007).

Research Papers - 2006:

Forsyth, A.

Forsyth, A., Sanchez, S., Wan, H., Chang, K.M. and Sanchez, P., “Exploring Edge Organization Models for Network-Centric Operations,” Proceedings Command & Control Research & Technology Symposium, San Diego, CA (June 2006); download here.

Looney, J.P.

Looney, J.P. and Nissen, M.E., “Computational Modeling and Analysis of Networked Organizational Planning in a Coalition Maritime Strike Environment,” Proceedings Command & Control Research & Technology Symposium, San Diego, CA (June 2006); Winner – Best Student Paper Award; download here.

MacKinnon, D.J.

MacKinnon, D.J., Levitt, R.E. and Nissen, M.E., “Modeling Skill Growth and Decay in Edge Organizations: Near-Optimizing Knowledge & Power Flows (Phase Two),” Proceedings Command & Control Research & Technology Symposium, San Diego, CA (June 2006); download here.

Nissen, M. E.

Nissen, M.E., Orr, R.J. and Levitt, R.E., “Streams of Shared Knowledge: Computational Expansion of Organization Theory,” Working Paper 2006-1, Center for Edge Power, Naval Postgraduate School (June 2006); download here.

Orr, R.J.

Orr, R.J. and Nissen, M.E., “Computational Experimentation on C2 Models,” Proceedings International Command and Control Research and Technology Symposium, Cambridge, UK (September 2006); nominated for the Best Paper Award.

Ramsey, M.S.

Ramsey, M.S., MacKinnon, D.J. and Levitt, R.E., “A Semantic Data Model for Simulating Information Flow in Edge Organizations,” Proceedings International Command and Control Research and Technology Symposium, Cambridge, UK (September 2006).

Scott, W.R.

Scott, W.R., “Organizing on the Edge: Appreciation and Critique,” Proceedings Command & Control Research & Technology Symposium, San Diego, CA (June 2006); download here.

Research Papers - 2005:

Gavrieli, D.A.

Gavrieli, D.A. and Scott, W.R., “Intercultural Knowledge Flows in Edge Organizations—Trust as an Enabler,” Proceedings International Command & Control Research Symposium, McLean, VA (June 2005); download: Gavrieli-Scott-ICCRTS2005.pdf

MacKinnon, D. J.

MacKinnon, D.J., Levitt, R.E. and Nissen, M.E., "Knowledge as Inventory: Near-Optimizing Knowledge and Power Flows in Edge Organizations (Phase One)," Proceedings International Command & Control Research Symposium, McLean, VA (June 2005); Winner - Best Student Paper Award.

Morrison, C. T.

Morrison, C.T. and Cohen, P.R., “COLAB—A Laboratory Environment for Studying Analyst Sensemaking and Collaboration,” Proceedings International Command & Control Research Symposium, McLean, VA (June 2005); download: Morrison-Cohen-ICCRTS2005.pdf .

Nissen, M.E.

Nissen, M.E., "Hypothesis Testing of Edge Organizations: Specifying Computational C2 Models for Experimentation," Proceedings International Command & Control Research Symposium, McLean, VA (June 2005).

Nissen, M.E., "A Computational Approach to Diagnosing Misfits, Inducing Requirements, and Delineating Transformations for Edge Organizations," Proceedings International Command & Control Research Symposium, McLean, VA (June 2005); nominated for Best Paper Award.

Ramsey, M.S.

Ramsey, M.S. and Levitt, R.E., “A Computational Framework for Experimentation with Edge Organizations,” Proceedings International Command & Control Research Symposium, McLean, VA (June 2005).