Does Holacracy Work in Projects?

This week, Ricardo discusses the holacratic model in the context of businesses and projects.

Organizations following the holacratic model are self-managed and self-organized; there is no manager, and duties are distributed horizontally.

In this framework, individuals and groups are empowered by a shared sense of mission and accountability, leading to greater flexibility.

In Ricardo's opinion, projects using agile methods like Scrum, smaller teams, and startups are ideal settings for this model. However, this model may not be suitable for larger organizations, capital projects, an airport or oil refinery construction, etc.

In this type of project, with the absence of some minimal hierarchical structure, it becomes more difficult to follow the flow of people and decisions because there is a natural loss of focus and responsibility, and interactions between groups and areas are more significant and complex.

Listen to the #5minpodcast to learn more!