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determined within the team’s circle to specific accountable measures assigned to a team member (Robertson, 2008). This requires decision making to be focused on communication practices such as operational or tactical meetings, daily stand-up or informal gatherings. Since those using Holacracy are sharing a common language, they can be effective in their business practices.
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HOLACRACY 5 Advantages Holacracy has many advantages to elimination of work titles and positions, this is often a common source of conflict throughout traditional organizational structures. The implementation of Holacracy offers a level playing field where everyone has the same advantages and are able to have power in the decision-making processes. The shared decision-making process further ensures more transparency and creates a sense of responsibility among employees (Denning, 2014). The collective decision-making process creates a sense of belonging to the organization and is critical to growing employee commitment. Enhanced employee commitment is a key ingredient increasing their productivity, which result in the growth of the organization. Another advantage of Holacracy is the alignment of idea generation through small work teams that make it easier to share and process new ideas. Arguably, in the increasingly competitive business environment, organizations must invest in creativity and innovation to stay ahead of their rivals (Denning, 2014). Holacracy provides a viable channel for idea generation through work circles that bring members from different departments. Instead of following the top-down decision- making process that is common in hierarchical systems, Holacracy creates a lateral system for idea generation and scrutiny in a friendlier environment. Arguably, when employees view all their colleagues as their equals, they are more open to critique their ideas. Creating a transparent environment where everyone is on the same level makes it easier to create commitment by employees who will implement the ideas. Holacracy allows companies to break down the bureaucratic system and allows members of the organization to form teams. These teams can make decisions that affect the company’s goals and products. Conversely, workers have more say in the company and are opinions are valued on a higher level than the traditional top-down style of leadership. Disadvantages
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HOLACRACY 6 Despite these advantages, Holacracy has its pitfalls as the elimination of the command chain could create conflict between employees. Management may not have the same power to implement an idea which is best for the company. Certain types of conflict could arise within the work circles in a Holacracy when members hold divergent opinions during the idea generation and implementation process. Since the members see themselves as equals, some of them could resist to support the most popular ideas. The system could be more challenging to implement if an organization previously utilized the conventional hierarchical structure where all employees knew their roles. Similarly, Holacracy requires teams to self-regulate, which would be
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