About 18 months ago I listened to Andrew King give a fascinating lecture in London about his unpublished research into Baboon societies. Andrew explained how in the harsh environment of the Namib Desert dictatorship sometimes works better than democracy. Andrew's ground-breaking work has now been widely published and he kindly sent me some excellent links. There are many parallels with human teams, groups and communities!
Bizeazia have pulled together a number of my articles on Virtual Business Networks from www.bioteams.com into a neat 10-page guide within their Online Business Library of 700 articles. You can download it free here.
A bioteam is an organizational structure in which peers share power and responsibility and each member of the team is a both a leader and a follower. The structure is modeled after a fluid leadership structure found in nature....... read the full article from Whatis?com the IT encyclopedia and learning center.
Swarmteams (www.swarmteams.com), the Bioteams-based multi-channel group messaging system, is now ready to raise its first external investment. The Swarmteams executive team are looking for strategic investment partners (individuals and enterprises) who can add real value to the mission of turning crowds into communities.