On 26 Jul 96 at 12:08, Malcolm Jones wrote:
> From what I have read of Chaos theory in the business context (
> Margaret Wheatley, Ralph Stacey etc.) I get the idea that we can
> only cope with limited instability, and that organisations can only
> function on the creative, unstable edge for a limited period of time
> before choosing a new stable state.
I wonder if you could give some concrete examples for the terms
above; creative unstable edge, and particularly new stable state. I
can't quite figure out the meaning.
> A side note on some child psychology - researchers found that when
> adventure playgrounds were made safer this resulted in the
> children's play becoming more dangerous - there seemd to be a level
> of danger (anxiety) the children were comfortable with, and if the
> playground was made too safe they had to compensate by taking more
Optimal level of arousal research....really neat stuff, also in the
sense of individual differences!
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