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The industrial mindset with hierarchy and command and control was a phenomenal tool for organizing and achieving scale. The role of the manager was created to coordinate the moving parts. As organizations have grown in complexity and the speed of communication has accelerated the business cycle the role of the manager is under siege. They can't keep up with change or navigate the complexity or organizations. The result is the role becomes spoofed in shows like the Office or movies like Office Space.
Communication platforms now provide the coordination and the situational awareness that managers once offered. The military calls the new shift to Power to the Edge.
The presentation traces how shifting communication platforms dramatically change the rules for business.
Leader just have not caught up yet.