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Self-Organization

From Roman Legions to Guerrillas
  • Ángel Medinilla
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Abstract

As we’ve already seen, command-and-control and hierarchical military-style management has been the prevalent paradigm for centuries. It survived during the industrial revolution, but as it happened with classical military operations that evolved from the brutal clash of well-formed battalions to guerrilla-style warfare, command-and-control management started to tumble down when the information society was born and the rise of knowledge workers changed the world’s economy.

Keywords

Business Unit Complex Adaptive System Pheromone Trail Good Context Delegation Level 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2012

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ángel Medinilla
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  1. 1.ProyectalisSevilleSpain

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