Evolutionary ecology and organizations: a conversation between a biologist and an organization development practitioner

Heather G. Davis, B. Kim Barnes
  • Industrial and Commercial Training, February 2010, Emerald
  • DOI: 10.1108/00197851011013670

How human organizations mirror the way nature operates

What is it about?

An organization development practitioner and an evolutionary biologist compare observations from their respective fields and apply lessons from the natural world to human organizations - companies, governments, teams, families, etc.

Why is it important?

The better we understand how human organizations actually work - rather than how we wish they worked - the more we will be able to lead, manage, change, and live in them in constructive ways.

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