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01/16/2015 02:47 pm ET Updated Mar 31, 2015

Hierarchy: A Necessary Evil

In this episode of the Future in Five, I share my views about hierarchy and whether it's a necessary evil. Many companies around the world are trying to "flatten" their structure but there should be some balance between being "flat" and "hierarchical." I call this creating a "flatter" company. Some hierarchy doesn't HAVE to be a bad thing provided that communication and collaboration can flow in any direction. Check out the video to learn more!

Jacob Morgan is a futurist, best-selling author and keynote speaker, learn more by visiting The Future Organization.com or check out his latest book,"The Future of Work: Attract New Talent, Build Better Leaders and Create a Competitive Organization," on Amazon.