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There are ways in which self-organizing systems can be conservative. SOS is a kind of free market. I am coming to the conclusion - for practical business applications - that both a horizontal and a vertical system are needed - intertwined at some level. Like my Dutch cops recognizing SOS as the way they create flexibility, speed and robustness with former colleagues in other jurisdictions, by bypassing the hierarchy in which they work.

In nature there are both packs and flocks. And they co-inhabit in all the space of any ecosystem.

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by Sven Triloqvist on Thu Feb 21st, 2008 at 05:09:08 PM EST
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