Neil Tambe

I'm a Detroiter who happens to enjoy writing, national parks, orange juice, the performing arts, and fanciful socks. More than anything though, I aspire to be a good husband, father, and citizen.

Organizations' Dirty Trick

During our lifetimes, we have been bamboozled in our professional work environments. We have been made to believe that cash is king, leaders are indeed sanctimonious, and that hierarchical forms of organization are the only way. We, my friends, are the victims of a dirty trick.

The organizational world doesn't have to be this way. We could be more purpose-driven, or have more freedom at work. We could easily have more equality in pay. We could be doing things that matter, instead of wasting away in bureaucracies which are wholly meaningless. Why is that we don't accept oppression in public life, but accept it from our bosses?

Reframing the question is essential, meaning, allowing ourselves to view organizations fundamentally differently is essential. I will figure out how. Or more likely though, we will figure out how.