Escaping the Check-the-Box Process

January 29, 2013

“The problem is that at a lot of big companies, process becomes a substitute for thinking.” Elon Musk, Co-Founder of Tesla Motors and PayPal “Help Wanted: Looking for a Professional Template Filler-Outer. Lots of experience required. Good pay. No thinking necessary.” While the job posting is imaginary, the job itself is not. In organizations around the world, millions of hours are spent…