Jonathan Bone: The Decentralised Future Prize

14/01/2020 - 10:30


The corporate structure, as we know it, took off in the early 1900’s, when bringing people together to communicate was expensive and inefficient. This structure centralised creativity and decision making into the hands of a few key leaders or managers. Now, more than one hundred years since this structure began to dominate, technology (particularly the internet and now blockchain) allows people to communicate, self-organise and collaborate much more easily. Consequently, the traditional hierarchical structure may no longer be the most effective way of organising work.