Not so simple, Mr. Watson

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For the more theoretically minded and for the critics of
the logical framework approach - a recent ODI paper attempts to
articulate the implications of complexity science for the development sector.

From Robert Chamber's preface:

"Much development and humanitarian thinking and
practice is still trapped in a paradigm of predictable, linear causality and
maintained by mindsets that seek accountability through top-down command and
control. Recent years have seen more emphasis on the mechanistic approaches of
this paradigm and the kinds of procedures which are increasingly questioned by
successful private sector organizations." Food for thought.

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