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Reinvent the means of control

“We need control systems that shape rather than stifle human contribution.”

Traditional control systems ensure high levels of compliance but do so at the expense of employee creativity, entrepreneurship, and engagement. To overcome the discipline-versus-innovation trade-off, tomorrow’s control systems will need to rely more on peer review and less on top-down supervision. They must leverage the power of shared values and aspirations while loosening the straitjacket of rules and strictures. The goal: organizations filled with people whose motivation and discipline comes from within.

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Reinvent the means of control

“We need control systems that shape rather than stifle human contribution.”

Traditional control systems ensure high levels of compliance but do so at the expense of employee creativity, entrepreneurship, and engagement. To overcome the discipline-versus-innovation trade-off, tomorrow’s control systems will need to rely more on peer review and less on top-down supervision. They must leverage the power of shared values and aspirations while loosening the straitjacket of rules and strictures. The goal: organizations filled with people whose motivation and discipline comes from within.

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There are many known good practices that most companies don't follow simply because they aren't aware of them.
Hack by Matt Shlosberg on May 21, 2010
Let organisations come up with a plan to out-source management so that use of self-management teams can be increased. This will lead to higher return on investments for owners of the business.
Hack by Lewis Banda on December 15, 2011
Use a powerful framework and proven process disciplines to sharply focus enterprise strategy on accelerating value creation.  Avoid warm and fuzzy objectives (
Hack by Richard Melrose on July 21, 2010
As we wait for a new theory that would allow us to integrate currently disparate concepts and generate a more realistic business big picture, there is one easy and powerful solution for the MBA progra
Hack by Cristian Mitreanu on February 25, 2011
A new model of engaging with the public about managing access to health records is required.
Hack by Ruth Kibble on February 20, 2014
Abstract: This paper describes the role of controls and proposes a business management controls framework which enables, facilitates and supports you in designing and implementing effecti
Hack by John Kyriazoglou on May 13, 2012
Engaging senior level experience in a constructive way by creating critical friends.
Hack by Mark McDonald on August 30, 2011
The days of management are over.
Hack by Debabrat Mishra on May 17, 2010
“Web 2.0“-ECO-systems are driven by the direct added value of all of their participants.
I skate to where the puck is going to be, not where it has been.-- Wayne GretskyThis article is aimed specifically at organizational change practitioners.
Hack by Luc Galoppin on March 5, 2012

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