The business today is crazy about Digital Transformation. Everybody is seeking how his business will look like in the future. The world is focusing even more on Information Technology. Internet of things, block chain, big data, cloud computing and all kind of digital services and devices are fancy.
There is a book from Pia Struck that seems like to confirm as well our principles of Empowerment. Sadly, it is only available in German.
Reduction of Management Overhead supports Empowerment
Most all she finds hierarchies are obsolete in an organisation of the next level. Empowerment of the employees will compensate the absence of management.
I try to incorporate an abstract here soon
If anyone read it already, please leave a feedback
In fact, the concept to achieve a quantum leap in performance is nothing new. It was invented in the 1950s and showed its business results in all key success dimensions, including customer, employee, shareholder and operational value-added dimensions. That is why I call it the mother of principles for organisation development. However, without understanding the underlying dynamics and without adequate time and resources to develop it failed. Finally, it fell out of general favour and ended up in promotional context.