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Hierarchy at Work

Who's in charge in the modern workplace. Is old-style vertical management structure dead?

In the Balance examines office hierarchy. If some of the latest buzz about the 21st Century workplace is to be believed, old-style vertical management structure is dead. Or is it? Are such rumours greatly exaggerated?

An anthropologist, a business school professor and a so-called envisioner from Microsoft, battle it out to discover the truth. Ed Butler is joined by Dave Coplin, chief envisioning officer for Microsoft UK; Lynda Gratton, professor of management practice at London Business School and Kathleen Richardson, research associate at the department of anthropology at University College London.

And Colm O'Regan considers how the place where you work is important.

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29 minutes

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