Blood, Guts and Galleons: The Peculiar Organizational Structure of Pirate Ships

January 17, 2015

Introduction The way we lead and manage our organizations is changing rapidly.  We are moving quickly from rigid position hierarchies to more fluid role-based structures, from rule compliance to more say by employees in what happens to them, from power-wielding 'bosses' to team-based leadership practices, from time-based wages to pay-for-performance - all new and more enlightened ways of managing things. We might call this 'new' management, but...

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