Morning coffee thoughts.
Reading this newsletter,
that talks about the different philosophies of organisational management, as expressed in American football tactics, military strategy, and, economic behaviour within corporations.
You can see how the difficulties with the trust levels between hierarchical levels in top-down organisations causes inflexibility in dealing effectively with complex situations.
Dropping the decision-making responsibility down to the lowest-possible-level of the organisation makes for faster reactions in complex environments.
The easiest way that this can be made more effective is when the manager is working for the employee’s, as in worker-owned co-operatives.
This gives a commercial advantage to co-operatively-run enterprises.