Law of Requisite Hierarchy – Aulin, 1978

 

Source: Law of Requisite Hierarchy

Law of Requisite Hierarchy

The weaker the average regulatory ability and the larger the average uncertainty of available regulators, the more requisite hierarchy is needed in the organization of regulation and control for the same result of regulation

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The statement of the Law of Requisite Hierarchy by Arvid Aulin, is followed by:

“. . . . [In other words], the lack of regulatory ability can be compensated to a certain extent by greater hierarchy in organization.”

(Cybernetic Laws of Social Progress, p. 115)

 

paper (pdf) 1978 http://pespmc1.vub.ac.be/books/Aulin-LawofRequisiteHierarchy.pdf