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  • 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

  • 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?

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

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

    Small blocks of flats that self-manage can save money

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

    A different kind of economic system is being born

  • 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.

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