Single leader decision-making now obsolete
The Madness of Individuals. The author contrasts the complexity of the organisations we inhabit today with with the groups our Stone Age forebears lived in a hundred thousand years ago.
He concludes that we have now outgrown the 'instinctive faith in hierarchical leadership which is baked in our genes' as the dominant organisational decision-making model.
This resonates with the self-managed bioteaming approach to organisational teams
Bioteams Books Reviews
Fritjof Capra says organisations are not just like living systems - they are living systems! In his latest book, The Hidden Connections, Fritjof Capra, acclaimed physicist and author of the Web of Life and the Tao of Physics, challenges us to go beyond the metaphor and see to what extent human organisations can literally be understood as living systems.