41 min

Flat Hierarchies: The pros and cons of a high trust Danish workplace What The Denmark | Danish Culture for Expats, Internationals and Danes

    • Society & Culture

Denmark and other Nordic countries are celebrated for their flat organisations and inclusive work practices, and for a good reason. 


But what are the downsides of this approach? Why do some people coming in from a more hierarchical culture find it demotivating to work this way?


In this episode Sam and Josefine speak with management expert Chris Shern, international CEO Nico Blier-Silvestri and Danish architect Josefine Bols.


The episode covers various topics including:


A Foundation of TrustFlat power distribution in practiceStory time: dirty dishesPractical advice for managers and employees

Read more at: https://www.whatthedenmark.com/blog-post/flat-hierarchies

Denmark and other Nordic countries are celebrated for their flat organisations and inclusive work practices, and for a good reason. 


But what are the downsides of this approach? Why do some people coming in from a more hierarchical culture find it demotivating to work this way?


In this episode Sam and Josefine speak with management expert Chris Shern, international CEO Nico Blier-Silvestri and Danish architect Josefine Bols.


The episode covers various topics including:


A Foundation of TrustFlat power distribution in practiceStory time: dirty dishesPractical advice for managers and employees

Read more at: https://www.whatthedenmark.com/blog-post/flat-hierarchies

41 min

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