Structures for Success: How the Structure of Todays Professional Organizations Are Changing
Many if not most of the organizational models in use today have their roots in theories and practices developed at the height of the industrial revolution. As the rate change in the environment increases these molds are proving themselves inadequate to deal with the demands they are currently facing. This article explores the need for new social technologies and products to replace those that are failing, and the need for these structures to be designed to more natively deal the challenges we face today. The author reviews several of these models with an eye to discussing the attributes that are increasing the effectiveness of modern organizations.
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