SYNERGISM
Develop, present, defend, and pilot synergistic
ideas for the future of your team.

Interaction Numbers

The eleven 1on1 interactions in a 5 member team.
A leader knows about the number of
interactions he asks people to develop. How many before you are
overwhelmed?

Reporting Relationships in a Simple Team 
Relationship 
General
Equation
(n=number
or reports)

Example
(n=4 reports) 
Number 
Includes 
Involving You 


direct single 
n 
4 
A
B C D 
direct group 
2^{n}n1 
11 
AB AC
AD BC BD CD
ABC ABD
ACD BCD
ABCD

Involving Only Them (not you) 


cross single 
n(n1)/2 
6 
AB AC
AD BC BD CD 
cross multiple 
2^{n}(n^{2}+n+2)/2 
5 
ABC ABD
ACD BCD
ABCD 
Sum 



all above 
2^{n+1}n2 
26 
all above 
