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Old 02-28-2006, 01:46 PM   #14
Jorge Garcia
Dojo: Shudokan School of Aikido
Location: Houston
Join Date: Jun 2001
Posts: 608
Re: Poll: How necessary are organizations in aikido?

I think that size of the organization is another issue. People try to build bigger and bigger organizations because it increases their power and ability to do things. The problem is that it also adds many levels of bureaucracy and distance form the rank and file members and if it gets big enough, the members exist for the organization rather than the reverse.Because organizations are impersonal and end up becoming inefficient if they get too large, I think the less organization, the better and the less bureaucracy the more appealing it is to me.

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