SEVENRedesigning ManagementPractices and Structures


SHIFTING THE SOCIAL contract from self-interest to service becomes concrete and enduring when traditional management practices and structures get redesigned and our lives are more and more congruent with our desires and intentions. What is important about these changes is that in most cases, the redesign efforts, plus ongoing operational responsibilities, reside in the hands of the core work team rather than with an expert staff group. The staff groups will help, but the power to choose is within the line organization and at the levels where the work gets done. The reintegration of the managing of the work with the doing of the work, the operational demise of the class system, bringing the ...

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