Nothing is completely irrelevant LO5307

Dr. Ivan Blanco (BLANCO@BU4090.BARRY.EDU)
Fri, 2 Feb 1996 14:00:49 -0500 (EST)

Replying to LO5107 --

> Date: 24 Jan 96 15:24:12 EST
> From: Rol Fessenden <>
> Carol seconds Dave's comments below, and I too want to agree
> wholeheartedly. Connections across traditional boundaries are analogous
> -- or connected -- to DeBono's 'lateral thinking.'
> "Breakthrough ideas often emerge as we look for connections across
> traditional boundaries."

Breakthroughs have to happen always on firnges. They cannot
happen at the nucleous of knowledge because those who are there are
gebnerally too immersed in it that they "cannot see different." Those
renegades who are question the system and want to know more are the ones
who are more likely to come up with weird ideas. Crossfunctional teams
create a lot of opportunities for people to the "alternatives ways" in
other fields, although they may not see their own.

I hope this is clear, if not I will expand on it later!


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