Johann Savalle

Product designer and full stack developper living in france
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The org. chart of a dying organisation

May 30, 2016
Org chart

If this look like the org. chart of the place you work at, you might want to consider thinking to go somewhere else.


No organisation ever started to end up like this, but it usually happen when you do not ingrain a culture of learning into your people and your organisation.

This happen when you put people who are just about the how, without understanding the why.

The moment people stop caring where the company is going, and just care about their “job” you know things will turn bad.

And when you as a leader stop learning and stop building a legacy, you start building the end of your own organisation turning it into a pillar of salt, of people looking at their past with nostalgia, when the world was a different place, when the industry was different and maybe they are right, maybe it was better back then…

But you sure cannot improve today if you ignore its existence…


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