Rank-Based Management

From P2P Foundation
Revision as of 03:45, 2 January 2007 by Mbauwens (talk | contribs)
(diff) ← Older revision | Latest revision (diff) | Newer revision → (diff)
Jump to navigation Jump to search


Defined by Prof. Jeffrey S. Nielsen.

See our related entry on Peer-Based Management.


Definition

Rank-Based Management

1. Information is tightly controlled, where just bits and pieces are actually given to the subordinates of the rank-based leaders and only on a need-to-know-basis.

2. Decision-making is made by the rank-based leaders and imposed on the company from the top-down.

3. The expertise of outsiders is privileged over the tacit knowledge and practical wisdom of the company’s own employees.