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There are a number of trends that are converging that make it easier to have less hierarchy. Is it time for us as leaders to reconsider our approaches?

However, as digital technologies make it easier to work in a distributed manner, and we enter the social era, flat structures will become increasingly common.  There are sound business reasons for treating people with dignity, for providing autonomy, and for organizing among small teams rather than large hierarchies.

Read more:Hierarchy Is Overrated – Tim Kastelle – Harvard Business Review