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Disaggregate the organization

“The challenge is to create large-scale organizations without losing human scale.”

To intercept opportunities that come and go at lightning speed, organizations must be able to quickly reconfigure capabilities, infrastructure, and resources. Unfortunately, in many organizations, rigid unit boundaries, functional silos, and political fiefdoms hamper the rapid realignment of skills and assets. Large organizational units that encompass hundreds or thousands of employees pose another danger, as they often lead to groupthink on a grand scale. To become more adaptable, companies must organize themselves into smaller units and create fluid, project-based structures.

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Disaggregate the organization

“The challenge is to create large-scale organizations without losing human scale.”

To intercept opportunities that come and go at lightning speed, organizations must be able to quickly reconfigure capabilities, infrastructure, and resources. Unfortunately, in many organizations, rigid unit boundaries, functional silos, and political fiefdoms hamper the rapid realignment of skills and assets. Large organizational units that encompass hundreds or thousands of employees pose another danger, as they often lead to groupthink on a grand scale. To become more adaptable, companies must organize themselves into smaller units and create fluid, project-based structures.

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Government needs to negotiate a partnership with tyre manufacturers which would give access to high-quality yet low cost tyres, specifically for the taxi industry in order to save passenger lives.
Manage Without Them is a complete disagreegation of management to allow integration of technology and peer to peer collaboration without loss of governance.
Hack by Matthew De George on May 26, 2011
Don't have top-down capital via a holding company. Semi-franchise everything so businesses are cellular. Cells can succeed or fail. Capital can directly flow.
Hack by Damian Horton on September 13, 2012
In a normal work environment, employees are expected to deliver and meet their KPIs.
Hack by Luigi V. Manto on May 24, 2011
This is a cost-effective and collaborative way to achieve two things: more efficient use of your company’s resources and a product that better meets the needs of your customers.  There is no reas
Hack by John Hod on March 14, 2011
How about an organizational struture where where no one person is in charge, there are no secrets, and structures allow leaders to naturally emerge.
Hack by Adele Burnes on November 3, 2010
Imange if the Internal Combustion vehicle's under utilised energy (eg electricity/ thermal valued per year at more than $4000) was suppied to homes, factories and Green houses,then imange( multipling
Hack by patrick chanda on July 20, 2018
Innovation is more than a singular event that happens and then <POOF!> the organization has magically transformed.
Hack by Brett Belock on July 19, 2017
IntroductionImagine a Software as a Service (SaaS) platform that you provide to your entire organization. They access it from anywhere: desktop, laptop, tablet or smartphone.
Hack by Dennis Shiao on May 27, 2011
Just because this is a time of transformation doesn't mean that it's easy to sell transformational ideas. Economic uncertainty has reduced the audience for bold, grand rhetoric.
Hack by William Brown on March 13, 2011

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