Going Horizontal: Creating a Non-Hierarchical Organization, One Practice at a Time

  • 4h 42m 22s
  • Samantha Slade
  • Berrett-Koehler Publishers
  • 2018

Hierarchy in organizations is obsolete. There is a better way: one that increases the engagement of employees and managers alike, reduces micromanaging and other limiting approaches, and promotes organizational and individual success.

In this book, self-management expert Samantha Slade presents seven concrete practices to help your organization flatten its existing hierarchy and develop a horizontal organization. The result will be enhanced creativity, greater growth, and a increased employee retention and productivity—and a better bottom line.

In this Audiobook

  • Chapter One - Why go Horizontal?
  • Chapter Two - Practicing is the Path to Mastery
  • Chapter Three - Autonomy: Claim your Personal Leadership
  • Chapter Four - Purpose: The Invisible Leader
  • Chapter Five - Meetings: Sharing the Responsibilities and Accountability
  • Chapter Six - Transparency: Open is Effective and Efficient
  • Chapter Seven - Decision Making: Sharing the Power
  • Chapter Eight - Learning and Development: Self-Directed and Collectively Held
  • Chapter Nine - Relationships and Conflicts: Tending to them Together
  • Chapter Ten - Where do you go from Here? Tapping in to the Opportunities that Surround You


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