svprojectmanagement have this article on complexity thinking in projects. The article reflects some of the key questions I come back to about projects and organisations in general, especially the question on a “school of fishes swimming together without a manager. Why don’t they need overhead?”. See managing complexity by nurturing emergence – interesting stuff that needs exploring further from a pragmatic perspective of doing the right things well. What are the implications of self-organising project teams for project management as (a) a profession and (b) a practice?

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