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100 More Great Leadership Ideas by Jonathan Gifford

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CREATE A FLATTER STRUCTURE

 

The idea

Archibald (‘Archie’) Norman is famous for his turnaround of the failing UK supermarket chain, Asda. Norman decided that the core problem was the company’s structure. ‘[Asda] was a very hierarchical company which had gone from adolescence to senility in the space of five years,’ said Norman. ‘It had been a great entrepreneurial Yorkshire company ...

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