Emergence in Organisational Teams
Creating the conditions for team development
Central to the living systems view of teams, networks and organisations, is the recognition and acceptance that their behaviour 'emerges' rather than appears in a controllable, predictable way.
Even though we may not be able to make the desired team behaviour emerge to suit our plans and schedules we can create conditions which are conducive to emergence.
- Rate of Information Flow
- Lack of inhibitors
- Good Boundaries
- Watchful Anticipation
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A team of one is sometimes best. It might sound like heresy but sometimes the most effective way to produce something is not through collaboration. Collaboration is best for tasks which cannot be fully achieved by a single person – if a job can be completed best by one person then to collaborate to do it will only make it worse.