Re: How Much Time in Meetings? LO3746

Michael McMaster (
Fri, 17 Nov 1995 18:42:48 +0000

Replying to LO3698 --

Bill, there is some interesting work in this area being done by Stu
Kauffman at the Santa Fe Institute. He has developed models for
deciding if many small indpendent teams or a centrally controlled
"team" is best for solving problems. He has developed a theoretical
model and simulation demonstration to show that the simpler the
problem, the fewer teams and the less freedom required. The more
complex or difficult the problem, the more teams and greater freedom
is required.

You can find some of this in his latest book, "At Home in the

Michael McMaster