Most of us quietly bear the burden of bureaucracy. We are resigned to the ponderous structures and convoluted processes that put a brake on speed, a headlock on initiative, and lead boots on creativity. Our collective quiescence is the product of a misconception. Whether new team members of veteran managers, we assume we have neither the capacity nor the warrant to reinvent how our organizations work.
- From Humanocracy: Creating Organizations as Amazing as the People Inside Them by Gary Hamel and Michele Zanini