• To Foster Workplace Collaboration in the 21st Century, Heed the General

    5 days ago - By Business

    Knowing that your decision-making processes align with those of Zappos and Alphabet is flattering. Realizing you share the same management style as al-Qaida? That's disconcerting - until you learn that American military forces in Iraq did, too.
    As General Stanley McChrystal revealed in " Team of Teams ," a book I discovered through an HR trends report, al-Qaida proved to be tougher to defeat than suspected. Like swarms of bees, its teams completed missions, dissolved and then reformed again. Although they had fewer resources, they upped their efficiency by bucking the traditional...
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