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How Flat Can You Go?

The days of a “command and control” highly hierarchical organization seem to be behind us.  However, many companies are grappling with the question, “how flat of an organization is too flat?”  The notion of responsibility and accountability to peers as opposed to managers is certainly an interesting one to consider.  This, along with other factors, are discussed in the following thought provoking article that may help drive your decision on how flat you should go.

https://www.pnc.com/content/pnc-cfo/en/home/challenge/help-motivate-your-employees.html