THE TRADITIONAL ROLES OF AUTHORITATIVE MANAGERS AND SUBORDINATE EMPLOYEES HAS CHANGED AND EVOLVED SIGNIFICANTLY OVER THE LAST DECADE. CONTRIBUTOR MIHAELA SMADILO, HEAD OF TALENT AND CULTURE – ORADIAN.
This shift in hierarchy can be directly attributed to the fourth industrial revolution, a rapid technological transformation that has impacted every area of the workplace and how businesses operate. The decentralised organisational-structure that technology brings means that organisations typically work with less friction, lower costs and a greater ability to be agile. All of which have a significant impact on the role of management and how managers interact with employees.