Alignment – Excess Control gives Lackluster Innovation


Here is another simple concept about alignment an over-control, illustrated with my little people:

Over-Control of Alignment decreases innovation

We need people breaking outside the boundaries to discover and implement different ideas, some of which will lead to workplace performance improvements. We do NOT need people in lock-step in order to generate good performance in the workplace.

We need intrinsic motivation and not chains of command:

Chain of Command one-liners

For the FUN of It!

Dr. Scott Scott Simmerman, 2014Dr. Scott Simmerman is a designer of team building games and organization improvement tools. Managing Partner of Performance Management Company since 1984, he is an experienced presenter and consultant.

 
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