Is the era of management over?

“The key to management is to get rid of the managers,” advised Ricardo Semler, whose TED Talk went viral, introducing terms such as “industrial democracy” and “corporate re-engineering”. It’s important to point out that Mr. Semler isn’t an academic or an expert in management theory, but he’s the CEO of a successful industrial company. His views are…

Tactical Tuesday: Confessions of a company without managers (1 year later)

Fitzii, a Canadian software business, made quite a bold move a year ago. They eliminated all management responsibilities within the team. No more bosses, no more top down decisions and no more pointing fingers. Every person working for the firm became responsible for any problem or opportunity they saw. In other words, every person became…