HCIPodcast: Why Workplace Agility Requires Balance Between Collaboration and Autonomy
June 29, 2015
Organizations need to be more fluid in their decision making and in their process in order to compete in the fast-moving marketplace. Collaboration and disruption have long been touted as harbingers of innovation and agility but can the pendulum swing too far? Organizations must balance the desire to foster collaboration with a clear understanding of the value of employee autonomy. Leaders that recognize the range of options within the spectrum of collaboration and autonomy are better suited to drive change initiatives and create an agile culture of versatility and adaptability.
With the influx of millennial workers there has been an increasing emphasis on allowing this younger set of workers with the opportunities to do meaningful work. But can organizations go to far? Are managers missing the mark if they are bending ...