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  • Soon Steve realized that self-managing the building also implies the active participation of the members of the Condominium Association in the life and decisions of the Association.

    So you want your Condo to go GREEN?

  • These people lived in harmony with their supporting ecosystems and their ability to unsustainably stress and damage their environment was limited by the fact that if their numbers exceeded the carrying capacity of the complex, self-managing, species diverse, resilient terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems from which they gained their sustenance, then hunger and lower fertility exercised negative feedback controls on further expansion.

    On Hunting and Apocalypse

  • The attractive aspect of moving toward sustainable co-existence with self-managing ecosystems is that the hit-and-miss process of evolution has already established how to make them work.

    On Hunting and Apocalypse

  • Small blocks of flats that are paying full management costs can save money by self-managing their property with Block Care 200, says

    Archive 2009-01-01

  • These post-bureaucratic organizations have replaced hierarchical authority with a system of self-managing work teams, each composed of a small number of individuals who take on the responsibilities of their former supervisors as we saw in the case of the Lifestyle Team at the Thermos Corporation, cited previously in this chapter.

    Diffusion of Innovations

  • The self-managing work teams set their own work schedule, order the materials that they need, and convey their completed work to consumers.

    Diffusion of Innovations

  • The grid will have to be self-managing, self-diagnosing and self-healing, telling us when things go wrong and instructing us on how to fix them.

    A New Way To Compute

  • The employment dispensation that allows managers to issue instructions will increasingly be at odds with this emerging self-managing culture of knowledge work.


  • As she sees it, documents should be re-imagined as "information containers," capable of self-identifying and self-managing themselves.

    Xerox' Mulcahy Lauds 'Hidden' Cost Cut Potential

  • One good lesson to learn from real life societies, is that the best ones thrive when they are self-perpetuating, self-managing and self-policing; that police action is rarely an effective tool for empowering communities.

    Trust Me, Baby


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