Harvey Mackay: What bees tell us about making better decisions

beesHuman beings can learn ways of an effective group decision-making from bees. Thomas Seely, a biologist from Cornell University, in an interview with Susan Lang in Cornell Chronicle Online, states how bees segregate together to develop a quorum. According to Seely, bees make decisions through disagreements and quarrels.

Bees dance to give off signs to other bees when they have found a new home. The other bees follow through the dance signals, and move to their new homes.

Human beings can learn the importance of sharing from the bees’ close cooperative endeavours. Sharing is valuable to attaining and maintaining a successful team-oriented manpower in the labour force.

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