Jane Kenyon | Cadence | Factoids | Elsewhere
Thanks for posting the critique of teams. They are mostly worthless for the reasons cited. But also because we assume that more input is better when making a decision. On corporate teams, the ‘meeting’ has become a perverted site for highly individualistic posturing, debating, and manipulation away from corporate strategy. The fragility of tenure and careers encourages the worst possible self-serving behavior inside teams. Everyone is speaking on behalf of their career, not strategic goals.
I’ve long thought that the Hollywood model (the original gig economy?) is where work is headed. There’s often also a core creative team that moves from project to project, and the output is the initiating event for a lot of other peoples work.