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Category: Organization

Hierarchy and Equality
Jan 23, 2007, 2:54p - Organization
It begins as a child. From the moment of birth, we're told what to do and what not to do. As we age, what our parents and teachers tell us to do diminishes in weight, and we question why we should do as they request. The funny thing is, they usually don't have a very good reason why, and the ... more »

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Organizational Elephantitis
Apr 12, 2006, 8:22a - Organization
As organizations grow in size, things slow down. There's no question about this. People who have been in any org for a long time get tired of doing the same thing over and over again, and energetic newcomers have fewer oppportunities to have a big impact. Oldies have fewer incentives to work hard, and newbies may not have the sense ... more »

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A Great Organization
Mar 20, 2006, 8:16a - Organization
Lately, I've been spending some time thinking about what it takes to make a great organization. By "organization", I mean a group of individuals who come together to achieve a shared goal; I'm not trying to figure out the best way to organize my CD collection :).

If you want to create long-lasting change in the world, I believe that ... more »

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