Before departing from the post ANZAC Day military theme of the past week I’ll leave you with a very useful book to read called Hope Is Not a Method by Gordon R. Sullivan (Author), Michael V. Harper (Contributor). There is also an audio business product on this doctrine for business leaders which I am planning to get. You might find it useful, too.
The ‘top-down pyramid’ model of US corporations followed the WW II command model of the US military. The US military has been re-engineered and has inverted this model and US business is soon likely to follow suit.
Â Here’s a review of the book which was first published in 1997.