Re: Complexity, Languaging and Design LO1028

Dr. Ivan Blanco (BLANCO@BU4090.BARRY.EDU)
Tue, 2 May 1995 15:02:43 -0400 (EDT)

Replying to LO945 --

> From: Michael <>
> Date: Tue, 25 Apr 1995 17:53:08 +0000
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> An example would be that a "team" emerges from an ordinary group of
> people coordinating action on a task when the formal structures of
> the group cannot handle the multiple interactions and the energy and
> information that result - and the group does not break down into
> permanent chaos, upset or noise and does not return to rigid
> structures. That is, there are new patterns of behaviour, of action,
> of information that didn't exist before, can be seen to have emerged
> from some new interaction, and couldn't have been predicted or
> controlled by the original "authority structures" or other formal
> processes.
> Is there gold in here somewhere?
> Michael McMaster
This complexity would eventually disipate as "the new patterns"
are mastered and "universally" accepted by most people in and outside the
organization, even if they are not sanctioned by the "authority
structure." My question is then are all forms of complexity temporary?


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