Reply to post: Re: Only 3%?

A real shot in the Arm: 3% of global workforce surplus to requirements

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Re: Only 3%?

I would look at a company that enforces strict silos between groups within to have an extensive head count of useless PHBs in middle mismanagement. Ask the question: Can a peon assigned a task wander over to the originator of the task to discuss the requirements? If the answer is yes, then the company is probably relatively lean with very little fat. If the answer is no, then the company probably has many middle mismanagement PHBs jealously guarding their turf and plenty of weeds to eliminate.

Uncle Bob Martin once in a YouTube talk noted that there is a difference between being 'Agile' and being agile. The key difference was whether you adopted a formalism called Agile or do you allow people to discuss problems and solutions in ad hoc groups as needed with these people being the people actually involved in executing the project.

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