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Friday, September 01, 2006

Are We Ready for Self-Management?

"On its face, self-management looks like a "win-win" answer to the scarcity of good managers and the predominance of low-involvement entry-level jobs. But are sufficient numbers of entry-level employees ready for self-management? And is management ready?"

The challenges?

  • It flies in the face of traditional command and control management practices.
  • And in many cases it will require the development and use of new management information systems in which many organizations may be unwilling or unable to invest.
Check out this Harvard Business Review article on "Are We Ready for Self-Management?"

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