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And Google arranges its organization to make it impossible for its leaders to behave like traditional bosses. org 42 wiki management ­ orkers having the right to self-direct 20 percent of their time, Google w managers are forced to learn new ways of leading where the ability to get things done comes from the power to connect and collaborate rather than the authority to be in charge and in control. This second idea is so troublesome because it revolutionizes the practice of management, especially in large organizations.

To think that you can manage change is to imply that you can somehow control change. Change is going to happen whether we approve of it or not. Quite simply, change is impervious to our attempts to manage it. When it comes to change, the central challenge is not about managing change. It’s about managing at the pace of change, and that is an entirely different proposition because the only way you can manage at the pace of change is to change how you manage. To understand why this is so, we need to understand a phenomenon that has come to be known as Moore’s law.

While its processes may appear messy and chaotic, the order that emerges from Gore’s self-organized management approach has served as a solid foundation for more than fifty years of extraordinary performance. Wiki Management Over the past two decades, we have seen a sudden rise in the number of companies that are consciously focused on not building traditional bureaucratic hierarchies. These include Google, Craigslist, Wikipedia, Linux, Zappos, Amazon, Whole Foods, the software company Salesforce, the tomato processor Morning Star, the video game developer Valve, and the online T-shirt company Threadless.

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