In this video as part of our series ‘In Conversation with Chris Paton’ Chris discusses with Charlie the common misperception that in the military there is a strict top-down control hierarchy but in reality, the involvement of all team members is vital in operations.

Mission Command is a military technique that empowers each member of your team to use their own initiative to achieve the objectives you have set within delegated boundaries. The team as a whole benefit from the collective innovation while still achieving the targets you have set within a tight framework. In the commercial world, many companies have successfully employed a similar technique called “Freedom In a Framework”


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