How much information is enough?

QuestionsDecision makers often insist that ideas and propositions be distilled on ‘one side of A4’ before they are considered.

When and how can justice be done to an idea using such a brief format? Does this format necessarily pre-suppose a significant amount of already shared understanding?

And does such brevity build shared confidence because it’s easy to access, or sometimes reduce confidence because it forcloses on wider debate?

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Posted on March 5, 2010, in Questions and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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