Complex multi-person activities go through rather predictable phases:

  • Euphoria
  • Disillusionment
  • Panic
  • Search for the Guilty
  • Punishment of the Innocent
  • Reward of the Uninvolved

(... a classic, cynical list shared by many program managers — possibly inspired by the five Kübler-Ross stages of grief: denial, anger, bargaining, depression, acceptance ...)

TopicHumor - TopicOrganizations - 2007-11-13

(correlates: DespondentStudents, RandomHarvest, CripHeard, ...)