How can you dismantle command-and-control and stay safe as an organisation?
To become faster, more agile and innovative (and many other words we through around in culture change) involves some dismantling of command and control. We’ve been talking about ’empowering teams for two decades. The reality of reducing hierarchy and releasing some control is easy to write in a powerpoint slide and difficult to do in practice. And it’s not surprising. Businesses succeeded in the 20th century through controlling processes and through strong management practices. Carrie will explore the tensions between empowering teams and the natural and important desire to keep the organisation safe.