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Steve Denning @SteveDenning writes a compelling piece based on the similarly titled work of Gary Hamel @GaryHamelBureaucracy must die” warning us that unless we, “pull bureaucracy up by its roots“, our organisations will be rendered,

β€œ…insipid, inertial, incremental and uninspiring.”

Using the powerful and evocative wording from Hamel’s article, take some time to ponder over these questions and what you could do, as a change activist to kill off bureaucracy in your own work processes and style. Then think about how you could influence more widely.

Points for reflection…

* To what extent does yours and others leadership feature ‘controlism‘?

* How highly is ‘conformance‘ valued in your team / organisation?

* Is your ability to ‘dream, imagine and contribute‘ welcomed or crippled?

* How do you break free of the “logic trap“? (succumbing to apathy over doing what others believe is impossible)


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