An outstanding experiment in self-diection done in the real NBA game and by the best NBA team of the last years. Steve Kerr hands coaching duties to Warriors players in rout of Suns Feeling his players … Continue reading NBA: 1st ever experiement of a self-directing team, coach aside (Warriors/Kerr)
Category: Freedom from rules
Who should decide when and where to work? – HRD Connect
Who should decide when and where to work? Author Professor Isaac Getz Date published February 12, 2018 Judging by the number of procedures and memos in most organisations, it is HR departments who help decide when and … Continue reading Who should decide when and where to work? – HRD Connect
The “Liberated Company” cartoon with English subtitles fully integrated
In an earlier post we mentioned a young French video producer who created a cartoon to explain what a liberated company is. The English subtitles are now fully integreated.
US Navy captain David Marquet liberates his submarine and moves it from the US worst to first
We have already wrote on this blog that military doesn’t have to mean command-and-control and that it started in the 19th century. Yet examples of military organizations with freedom- and responsibility-based environments are still rare. Marines and Special … Continue reading US Navy captain David Marquet liberates his submarine and moves it from the US worst to first
A new and an old manager-free companies
Who’s the Boss? There Isn’t One By Rachel Emma Silverman June 19, 2012 BLOG’S INTRO: A recent article on a freedom-based company we know—Gore—and a more recent company—Valve. It’s always interesting to learn about new … Continue reading A new and an old manager-free companies
Ridding of Rules — a small, useful step to freedom
Doing Away With Stupid Rules By LISA BODELL Wall Street Journal, Small Business, July 31, 2012 BLOG’S INTRO: The 1st step of your company’s liberation campaign is dismantling bureaucracy. And you do it to show … Continue reading Ridding of Rules — a small, useful step to freedom
Courtesy not authority to guide people in London
Here is an interesting op-ed “A more inclusive fabric” by the New York Times editorialist Roger Cohen from March 11, 2012. It seems that courtesy and civility can guide people behavior not only in some companies … Continue reading Courtesy not authority to guide people in London
The Self-Management Institute says freedom constitutes the lasting competitive advantage
Self-Management and the Holy Grail by Paul Green We like this Paul Green’s article he published in Morning Star Self-Management Institute’s Synaptein newsletter (Winter 2011). Here are few excerpts: Competitive advantage is generally defined as … Continue reading The Self-Management Institute says freedom constitutes the lasting competitive advantage
Was Google a Freedom Inc?
What happened to Google’s management model We were always doubtful about Google’s claims to be a company based on freedom and responsibility of everyone. Because of this doubt we didn’t go to observe it (though … Continue reading Was Google a Freedom Inc?
Command-and-control doesn’t work in military—since the mid 19th century
The Art of Action or on the superiority of the “why” organizations over the “how” ones by Stephen Bungay Since the Industrial Revolution, it has been claimed that the command-and-control approach to running a business … Continue reading Command-and-control doesn’t work in military—since the mid 19th century