Systemic Metamorphosis

Our global bureaucracies (on all scales) can not match pace with the accelerating rates of systemic change within which they find themselves…

I wonder if the threshold of complexity in contemporary organisational systems has so far accelerated past the cognitive capacity of all those participants (and their associated functional components) that compose those organisational systems that the people and groups which inhabit those spaces are always bound to spend their professional lives playing catch-up, eternally approximating towards the rapidly evolving contexts but never quite getting there on this asymptotic curve. Bureaucracies and traditional organisational patterns of behaviour and collective activity (at all scales on a spectrum terminating at the global society of nations) are arguably unfit for purpose and only marginally manage to keep ahead of the proliferating chaos and entropy generated by their own administrative systems.

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