Quit That Hierarchy, Arts Organizations, And Explain What You’re Doing – If You Want To Survive

“Why do we continue to have so many layers through which the simplest of decisions must pass? Why are more of our trained managers with potentially game changing ideas not empowered to make critical decisions on the spot? Is it because of egos and people “deceived into thinking they have something to protect”? (line from Bob Dylan song: To Ramona). Is it because we really don’t trust the people we have hired and trained? Is it because we are so afraid of failure? Or are we just basically stupid?”

Source: Barry's Blog 03/04/12