Dimensions of leader-in-context models Conference Paper uri icon


  • In this study, we explore dimensions of comparison amongst complex agent-based models. Specifically, we look at holistic models of leaders-in-context. We focus our analysis on alternative models of the same phenomenon, that of the rise and fall of two corporations, respectively. The models were built by students with introductory training on the methodology and modeling framework. We extract dimensions and examine good vs. bad modeling behavior. We divide these dimensions into ones that are related to modeling leader context and ones that are related to leader profiling. We use these dimensions to address how to facilitate modeling alternative theories across a broad range of topics and how to compare resulting models.

author list (cited authors)

  • Eksin, C., Silverman, B. G., Pietrocola, D., & Kang, R.

publication date

  • December 2010