The Horizontal Organization: What the Organization of the Future Actually Looks Like and How It Delivers Value to Customers by Frank Ostroff
English | December 11th, 1998 | ISBN: 0195121384 | 272 pages | EPUB | 2.02 MB
The vertical/functional hierarchy has been the mainstay of business since the industrial revolution. But it has its problems. In fact, the vertical design all but guarantees fragmented tasks, overspecialization, fiefdoms, turf wars, the urge to control from the top—all the negatives that foster organizational paralysis. In The Horizontal Organization, Frank Ostroff provides executives with the first truly viable alternative to the age-old vertical alignment.