Şefika Şule Erçetin

Prof. Dr. Şefika Şule Erçetin graduated from the Faculty of Economics, Administrative and Social Sciences Department of Business Administration at Anadolu University in 1984. In 1987, she started to work as a research assistant at the Division of Educational Administration, Supervision, Planning, and Economics in Hacettepe University and completed a doctorate there. In 1994, she was invited to The University of Texas at Austin, where she worked as a visiting scholar for six months. Since 2003, she has been working as professor. From 2009-2012 she directed many international and national projects about organizational intelligence, municipalities, vocational education, as a project coordinator. She is the president, board member and founding member of the International Science Association (ISCASS). Along with ISCASS, Prof. Dr. Şefika Şule Erçetin organized three international symposiums and is now calling for a new international symposium, the “4rd International Symposium on Chaos, Complexity and Leadership (ICCLS 2016).” She is the editor-in-chief of various different national and international journals She has had many published articles in both national and international journals. She has written seven national books, twenty-four international book chapters and edited seven international books, the latter of them were published by Springer and IGI Global. She is one of rare academicians in Turkey who is interested in chaos, complexity, and quantum leadership since 1990. She has directed many theses and she gives seminars about these topics. Her main research fields are comparative education policies, research methods, organizational intelligence, and stupidity and wisdom, leadership, migration, fuzzy logic, children at risk, women and peace studies, and social media.


Handbook of Research on Chaos and Complexity Theory in the Social Sciences
Şefika Şule Erçetin, Hüseyin Bağcı. © 2016. 458 pages.
The concept of “chaos”, and chaos theory, though it is a field of study specifically in the field of mathematics with applications in physics, engineering, economics, management...