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What happens when an organisation commits itself to 'humanity above bureaucracy'?
Bureaucracy and traditional power structures hinder organisations from harnessing the power of their employees, their intelligence, ideas and passions.

New models seem necessary to build a truly human organisation, one that balances scale and speed, efficiency and creativity, control and experimentation.

What happens when an organisation commits itself to 'humanity above bureaucracy'?
Bureaucracy and traditional power structures hinder organisations from harnessing the power of their employees, their intelligence, ideas and passions.

New models seem necessary to build a truly human organisation, one that balances scale and speed, efficiency and creativity, control and experimentation.

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Humanity over bureaucracy

  1. 1. Tom Foster, September 2021 Humanity over Bureaucracy Resigned, Renewed, Reborn.
  2. 2. Frederick Winslow Taylor
  3. 3. Frederick Winslow Taylor “It is only through the enforced standardisation of methods, enforced adoption of the best implements and working conditions, and enforced co-operation that this faster work can be assured.”
  4. 4. Gary Hamel and Michele Zanini - Humanocracy “Creating organisations that allow human beings to do their best work, unfettered by the shackles of bureaucracy” “Redesign the work environments so that they elicit the everyday genius of every human being.”
  5. 5. • < 1/4 Believed they were expected to be innovative in their job • < 1/5 Felt their opinions mattered at work Some numbers Ranking of role according to the original thought they require: • CEO - 72% • Bank Teller - 31% • 70% Jobs less than 50% - 100 million workers not expected to exercise creativity.
  6. 6. Average age an S&P 500 company 60 <20 years 550 Billion spent by US Public companies on restructuring.
  7. 7. “Our real villains are things like bureaucracy, complacency, a lack of speed or a lack of passion.” Doug McMillon, CEO Wallmart
  8. 8. Labs “Despite popularity , there is little evidence these creative outposts deliver significant returns … they are no substitute for a deeply embedded capacity to continually reinvent the core business.”
  9. 9. John W Gardner
  10. 10. John W Gardner “What may be most in need of innovation is the corporation itself. Perhaps what every corporation (and every other organisation) needs is a Department of Continuous Renewal that would view the whole organisation as a system in need of continuing innovation.”
  11. 11. Service Oriented Decision Making mission:
  12. 12. Human Insights Service Carefully curate and distribute information bringing us all closer to the customer and each- other. Service Architecture Map to understand the services offered and situate everyone Service Outcomes A framework to measure the health of the services Service Prototyping A way to check the value and viability of ideas by bringing them to life Disengagement from the customer Disengagement from each other Myopic measurement divides without clear overall Outcomes Let great ideas rise to the top with prototyping and phased funding
  13. 13. “Whatever your treasure is, there lies your heart.” 1. Purpose
  14. 14. Gardening not Crafting 2. Leadership Austrian economist Fredrich Hayek
  15. 15. 3. Learning Deeper Learning Thinking Doing Action that serves the whole Increasing awareness of the whole Reactive Learning Thinking Doing Re-enacting habits Downloading mental models Peter Senge, author of Presence
  16. 16. 4. Dialogue
  17. 17. 5. Empowerment
  18. 18. References Videos • Dan Pink at the RSA - https://www.youtube.com/w atch?v=QQPCbXVXQWI • People Weavers with David Brooks: https://www.youtube.com/w atch?v=VumCfoUU6fw Summary 1. Purpose 2. Leadership 3. Learning 4. Dialogue 5. Empowerment Articles • Responsible versus Irresponsible Dissent 1969, John W Gardner - https://www.science.org/doi/10.1126/science.164.3878.379 • 2019 Gallup Great Jobs Survey on the US - https://www.gallup.com/analytics/268787/gallup-global-great-jobs- briefing-2019.aspx • People Weavers Manifesto - https://weareweavers.org/wp- content/uploads/2020/01/Weave-Relationalist-Manifesto.pdf Reading • Humanocracy - Gary Hamel and Michele Zanini • Self Renewal - John W Gardner • Presence - Peter Senge • Silos - Gillian Tett • AnthroVision - Gillian Tett • Leading with Wisdom - Mark Strom

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