A System of Hierarchy

N. Sahin, Ph.D.
3 min readJul 26, 2023
Photo by Edvard Alexander Rølvaag on Unsplash

As corporate environments become more agile, the traditional hierarchy is being called into question. Is it still necessary? Does it fit with the need for quick responses and meaningful work? While there are arguments on both sides, it’s important to acknowledge the negative impact of hierarchy on motivation and collaboration.

Delayering is a common practice in organizations that aims to reduce the number of hierarchical…

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N. Sahin, Ph.D.

Data Scientist, Storyteller, System Biologist, People Analytics expert, And a huge fan of systems thinking, organizational design,