Thursday, September 13, 2018

“If the U.S. military is to excel in complex, dynamic environments, it has to be willing to call into question everything it takes for granted – even if it’s something so entrenched in military culture as the chain of command.”
– Prof’s Michael Piellusch & Tom Galvin –

Professors Peillusch and Galvin raise thought-provoking questions in their recent article “Is the Chain of Command Still Meaningful?” They note that civilian organizations are moving away from “traditional bureaucracies” and that, while the military still clings (mostly) to a linear chain of command, change may be inevitable. All this begs the question: “What type of leadership structure exists within your organization and how well is it working for you?

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