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Mike Hansell

Print publication date: 2005

Print ISBN-13: 9780198507529

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2007

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198507529.001.0001

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Work organisation and building complexity Work organisation and building complexity

Work organisation and building complexity Work organisation and building complexity

(p.98) 4 Work organisation and building complexity
Animal Architecture

Mike Hansell

Oxford University Press

This chapter assesses the demands of building behaviour on the decision-making capacity of the organism. It looks at how organisation of work forces can be achieved without leadership, and examines the evidence for learned skills and innovation among animal builders.

Keywords:   building behaviour, decision-making, spatial knowledge, workforce organisation, building sequence, instinct learning, cognition

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