Quelling Command and Control Thinking
This might make for interesting reading in conjunction with the earlier piece on a Lean Air Force.
Consultant and writer John Seddon highlights some of key conceptual differences between command-and-control management with what is needed in a lean environment.
Seddon is also the author of a new book on lean service, Freedom from Command & Control: Rethinking Management for Lean Service.
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