Decentralizing Organizations




Decentralizing Organizations


This video is an overview of our research paper on Decentralizing Organizations. It covers the evolution of the enterprise in the networked economy and how we have moved from hierarchies towards networked organizations. Today we stand on the brink of the next generation of web technologies that will greatly strengthen the capacities of the underlying networks and in the coming years give rise to a new form of truly decentralized enterprise. The form of this next generation enterprise is now coming into focus. It is an on-demand organization that responds to a purpose by pulling together a diverse set of autonomous services and algorithmically coordinating them into a functional network. It is structured and ranked through multiple forms of feedback loops and the direct exchange of value between members, as quantified by digital tokens. It takes a flat horizontal structure organized less on chains of command and more around abstraction. It is greatly more agile employing decentralized decision making through an evolutionary dynamic.

This video is an overview of our paper “Decentralizing Organizations – The evolution of the enterprise in the age of networks.” In the paper, we outline the key organizational structural aspects that change as we go from a centralized to a decentralized model. This analysis is coupled with a preliminary assessment of existing solutions for decentralized coordination. See the link below to download the full paper..fusion-fullwidth.fusion-builder-row-34 { overflow:visible; }

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