Could it be that decentralization will become the new permutation of re-engineering that's destined to become a focus for industry action during the next couple of years? Maybe so. Decentralization is the antidote to the highly structured, top-down management style that follows the military model. Centralized management presumes that an all-knowing individual or group at the top of an organization can and will figure out details for the cash-generating operating units -- in our instance, ...
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