teams

All industries and organisations are being disrupted. Some may not know it and others don’t want to know it. Some though are trying to incorporate it into their business but they are often organised in traditional hierarchies which can slow down innovation and speed of response required to deal with the modern customer.

Yes, lots of people work in teams and have some autotomy or decision making power, but few I would argue have disruptive power. Nor the power to pull resources from anywhere in the organisation to deliver on a common goal. Often too these teams are informal and their own performance incentives may hinder any team goal. I don’t think you can get away from having self-organised teams, making the decisions and powering the digital disruption. What do you think 

Oh and by the way, there are lots of myths about self-organising teams. I link some articles from others discussing these

http://www.estherderby.com/2011/07/misconceptions-about-self-organizing-teams-2.html

https://www.infoq.com/articles/what-are-self-organising-teams#.WLw7xDEJ3jQ.mailto

http://www.estherderby.com/2011/07/misconceptions-about-sel . . .

http://www.mountaingoatsoftware.com/blog/the-role-of-leaders-on-a-self-organizing-team#.WLw70hSeuT4.mailto

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