Recommended Reading: The Starfish and the Spider
Originally published on 12/26/06 at Dreaming 5GW.
A head, body, legs and eyes.
A leader and a hierarchy.
A central headquarters.
No leader or hierarchy.
They may look much the same, but they are very, very different
The Starfish and the Spider is a wonderfully clearly written and fascinating plunge into the emergence of decentralized organizations and how they are coming to in many ways replace their centralized counterparts.
For consideration of 5GW theory the utility is obvious all throughout the text.
Pick it up at your local or online bookstore or at your community library. It’s a quick read but a rewarding one.