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Expand the scope of employee autonomy

“Companies must radically reduce the number of permissions that are required to start something new.”

Too many people in organizations feel powerless to initiate change. Rigid policy guidelines, tight spending limits, and a lack of self-directed time limit individual autonomy and undermine the organization’s capacity to renew itself. Companies must redesign management systems so they facilitate local experimentation and bottom-up initiatives.

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Expand the scope of employee autonomy

“Companies must radically reduce the number of permissions that are required to start something new.”

Too many people in organizations feel powerless to initiate change. Rigid policy guidelines, tight spending limits, and a lack of self-directed time limit individual autonomy and undermine the organization’s capacity to renew itself. Companies must redesign management systems so they facilitate local experimentation and bottom-up initiatives.

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i'd like to share with you a world, a flat planet with 100+ souls called Ecetera Pty Ltd.
Hack by Olivier Lambel on May 18, 2013
Set clear objectives to foster trust and sense of ownership therefore incentivizing managers to act as business owners, hence maximizing value creation
Hack by Albert Canela on December 9, 2010
Have organisations progressed through the legendary McGregor’s Theory X and Theory Y to the present day Theory Z.
Hack by Enock Ndlovu on February 26, 2011
Let’s turn employment on its head. Instead of employees working for the employer, let’s make the employer work for the employees. Actually, let’s just retire the concepts of employer and employee.
Hack by Adam Schorr on June 24, 2011
Base all aspects of work on one simple principle: "Attend to folks' needs". When everyone is onboard with this principle, everthing else simply falls into place.
Hack by Bob Marshall on October 31, 2013
Today’s economy is based on knowledge, which requires initiative, creativity, passion, engagement and empowerment in order to flourish.
Hack by Lynda McDonald on March 1, 2011
This hack begins the process of changing a Management 1.0 organization’s culture by recognizing that an increase in personal freedom must be accompanied by an increase in personal
Hack by Chris Grams on April 30, 2012
Virtually every company has some sort of training program with the goal of having their people work smarter, but it is not the program that counts but how effective it is.
Hack by George Kobak on March 24, 2015
Earning Motivation and POWER- EmpowerMaverick, allow employees to choose anything and everything related to work?

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