There's no doubt that hierarchies can be dysfunctional and make it difficult to get things done. You would think the key to a healthy hierarchy is a well-drawn organization chart, but it has more to do with company culture and behaviors.
Dysfunctional or outdated organizational designs can make it difficult for managers to operate effectively. Here are some steps that managers can take towards simplifying their own structure. Read Post
We may talk about eliminating hierarchy, but most organizations still have one. Frankly, it's very hard to mobilize limited resources... Read Post