With the plea for agility comes the demand for a reduction of hierarchy. Or more precisely: the dismantling of a classical hierarchy. Because agile networks also know a hierarchy, namely a competence-based one.
In other words: In agile organizations, decision-making power is decentralized in such a way that the ( technical ) competence of a person decides on the area of responsibility.
Against this background, organizations that want to become more agile must invest in promoting a specialist career. The following five elements should be considered: