It is dangerous for an organisation to solicit competition between members of the same group. Competition in a team prevents cooperative success…
the biggest danger that organisations face is very often not the threat from without, it is the destructive effect of competition between members of the team or functions and departments within the organisation.
The locus of change and development does not sit in the structure and bureaucracy of the organisation, it sits in the intent of the individual.
What this means is that the operator has to see the line of sight between the task that they do and the overall benevolent intent of the enterprise. Only once this line of sight has been established do we have a meaningful task.
Simon Sinek, author of “Start With Why”, has a simple but powerful model for inspirational leadership all starting with a golden circle and the question “Why?”