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PerfectSociety wrote

What about temporary leadership/authority,

A couple things:


The slash doesn't belong there. Leadership and Authority aren't the same things. Our Pre-Neolithic Immediate-Return Hunter-Gatherers had leaders, but did not have authority/hierarchy.

let's say a film director, it's generally their vision that is followed. Would that make it a hierarchy or just a group of people freely associating under the vision of the director?

Depends on whether others who partake in making the film have chosen (outside of a hierarchical context) to go with the director's vision or not.

From what you wrote, I believe you wouldn't call it a hierarchy because it's freely associating but then what do you call the structure itself?

A free association.


F_x wrote

Thanks for your input. I was using the slash as a "or" but I get your point.