HBR's Knowledge Management Book LO22601

Swan, Steve R. SETA CONTR (SwanSR@ftknox5-emh3.army.mil)
Thu, 9 Sep 1999 09:57:32 -0400

Replying to LO22585 --

Good points, however, if I recall correctly, even in an orchestra there
are fist and second chair position, while all are engaged in some activity
(playing, breathing, listening, watching, etc.) simultaneously, not all
are playing simultaneously.

Perhaps Druckers only point was that all have access to the directions of
the leader simultaneously. Each taking the appropriate cue when given it.
The problem there, and thus another reason why it doesn't work for an
analogy for a flat organization, is that the source of direction is
centered on one leader. A flat organization cannot survive that way (the
leader will crumble under exhaustion if nothing else).

As to Nonaka, can't respond.

What is the exact title of the book?

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