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The Boundaryless Organization: Breaking the Chains of Organizational Structure
In 1995 The Boundaryless Organization showed companies how to sweep away the artificial obstacles-such as hierarchy, turf, and geography-that get in the way of outstanding business performance. Now, in this completely revised edition of their groundbreaking work, management experts Ron Ashkenas, Dave Ulrich, Todd Jick, and Steve Kerr offer an up-to-date version of their ...more
Hardcover, 346 pages
Published January 23rd 2002 by Jossey-Bass
(first published 1995)
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The authors provide an eminently sensible approach regarding ‘healthy hierarchies’ all the while remaining focused on the customer. It seemed to me that these authors were recognizing the impact of “empowerment” and the dismantling of the “command-and-control” structure that has so dominated organizational life for the past 50 years. Enabled by technology, organizational “boundarylessness” has opened up a brand new way of being and doing in the workplace. Perhaps one can think of ...more