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Tuesday, August 08, 2006

Command and control method of management

From Joel
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In other words, the military uses Command and Control because it’s the only way to get 18 year olds to charge through a minefield, not because they think it’s the best management method for every situation.


Go and read it, especially if you feel you are in a Command and Control company ;)

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1 Comments:

  • Interesting correlation with military thinking. Ironically, sometimes the military discovers the truth about enabling people to self-manage, but they carefully manage to avoid learning anything from the experience. Here's a case in point: The $250 billion exercise known as Millennium Challenge 02.

    By Anonymous Dave Nicolette, at August 10, 2006 6:00 PM  

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