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12:52 pm
Thu June 20, 2013

MSU scientists study sustainability in numbers

According to the study, the so-called 'sweet spot' number found in group work can be translated to other environments like classrooms and workplaces.
According to the study, the so-called 'sweet spot' number found in group work can be translated to other environments like classrooms and workplaces.
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By looking at the actions of environmental organizations, researchers at MSU have found that when working in a group, success is highly influenced by the number of people in the group. Too many and you have "free riders," not enough, and people are stretched too thin and don't have enough manpower.


Dr. Jianguo "Jack" Liu, Director of the Center for Systems Integration and Sustainability joins Current State to discuss the findings.

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