The power of the swarm - what insects can teach us about organizing.
Can insects teach us something about management? Yes, they can, especially when it comes to understanding self-organizing systems. Yet although insects such as bees, ants and termites, have queens and kings, their societies are far from simple monarchies. In fact, the queen or the king (in case of termites), often doesn’t have a say in the complex matters of the colony. Instead, basic rules, which has been improved upon by millions of years of evolution, regulate the behavio