Have you ever noticed that complexity is really quite complex? Yet they say simplicity is complexity resolved. It’s really quite simple. Wait, what?
Think about feats of strength or athleticism that leave you feeling underwhelmed. The general retort is often, “Well, could you do that?” No, the average person wouldn’t be able to pull those things off. But is that a prerequisite for inspiring awe? Can’t a person appreciate the degree of difficulty and still yawn at its completion? Look, there is no doubt rhythmic gymnastics are far beyond our capabilities, but that doesn’t mean we aren’t likely to give out a little snicker at the sight of it.
We’re not trying to mock anyone’s bag, just pointing out that mastery of complexity to the point of the appearance of simplicity is a pursuit we’re all after. Now imagine: What does simplicity look like in supply chain management?
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