Is Management Itself Becoming Obsolete?

The Wall Street Journal suggests that the whole concept of management may have reached a peak in the 20th century and may soon be headed for extinction.

From scribes to typists to piling machine operators, occupations can find themselves obsolete.

Will the ranks of managers required to organize and coordinate people and allocate resources be replaced by new flexible models involving mass collaboration and ad-hoc teams? How can the best management practices and contributions be adapted to working under these new models?

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