‘All roads lead to Rome.’
This common phrase encapsulates how most organizations function today.
Decision-making is centralized in one seat of power – just like in Rome.
Accountability and responsibility flow upwards, and those at the outer-reaches of the organization have little say in what happens to them.
Like the saying, the model is incredibly familiar – and somewhat archaic.
And as companies need to be increasingly adaptive and responsive in order to grow – or just stay relevant – this set-up becomes less practical.
You end up disempowering the very people you need to make your business successful.
So, it’s time to break away from Rome!
Enabling smart, autonomous decision-making will allow your business to attain new levels of agility – as I’ll explain in this blog post.
The illusion of control
One of the biggest problems with centralized decision-making is only some of your staff get to have responsibility.
How many organizations have you been in where goals... Read more