Laura Grube

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Damage Control

Improper uses of disaster aid follow like day to night

FEBRUARY 14, 2014 by DANIEL J. SMITH, LAURA GRUBE

Disasters leave more than just destruction in their wake. Corruption rises as States try to administer aid. Private organizations do a far better job.

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Lessons in Disaster Recovery

JUNE 10, 2013 by DANIEL J. SMITH, LAURA GRUBE

In the wake of natural disasters, people on the ground are the best situated to make sure the recovery moves fast enough to take hold. The State should mainly get out of the way and remove regulatory barriers it created before.

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September 2014

For centuries, hierarchical models dominated human organizations. Kings, warlords, and emperors could rally groups--but also oppress them. Non-hierarchical forms of organization, though, are increasingly defining our lives. It's no secret how this shift has benefited our social lives, including dating, and it's becoming more commonplace even in the corporate world. But it has also now come even to organizations bent on domination rather than human flourishing, as the Islamic State shows. If even destructive groups rely on this form of entrepreneurial organization, then hierarchy's time could truly be coming to an end.
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