E-BOOK Top 10 Myths About Democratic Management
It’s being said that every revolutionary idea passes through three stages: at first, it’s ridiculous, then people find it dangerous, and in the end, it’s like it’s never been different. That is certainly true for democratic management or its younger brother self-management.
Although there are more and more examples of companies that report lower absenteeism, a higher employee satisfaction and better results after introducing self-management, a lot of misunderstanding and skepticism surround the topic.
Ricardo Semler, the pioneer who successfully introduced a radical form of democratic management in his company Semco over 40 years ago, is ideally positioned to debunk the most common misconceptions about his ‘Semco Style’ of organization.
E-BOOK Everyone’s a Boss
Countless case studies and books about self-management have been written. However, many organizations are still struggling with the question: how do we get started? We see more and more organizations encounter the same stumbling blocks.
In this E-Book, we explain how you can start working with agile principles and successfully grow towards self-management. It starts with giving complete trust to employees. This will allow them to serve your clients quicker and better. How do strong, autonomous teams emerge? What does it take to stay in control without actually being in charge? How do you make this transformation within the management team? The information and advice in this E-Book are intended to help you build a solid foundation so that your company becomes agile and work becomes awesome.