Trusting the IESG to manage the reform process (was: Re: Doing t he Right Things?)

Scott W Brim swb at
Tue Jun 24 20:00:52 CEST 2003

On Tue, Jun 24, 2003 09:53:39AM -0700, hardie at allegedly
> There is a real, fundamental question raised by organizational work
> (the Tipping Point and its more scholarly colleagues)--whether any
> effort that relies on building networks of this type (formal or
> informal) can grow past a certain point.  I believe it can if it
> relies on overlapping networks rather than networks with a single
> focus and if it blends some formalism with the informal networks.
> But, clearly, there are other ways forward; they may be better. This
> is simply my view.

Also stability of the group is a factor.  The less churn there is the
larger it can grow and function.  (As in our case) as a group gets
larger and more fragile the stable relationships become more pivotal.

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