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Tuesday, August 08, 2006

Command and control method of management

From Joel
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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  • 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 Anonymous, at August 10, 2006 6:00 PM  

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