The Advantages and Disadvantages of the Participative Management Style of Semler

4 pages | 850 words

Ricardo Semler has transformed a family business into one of Brazil's most successful and innovative companies by adopting a radical approach to management. The company has no formal dress code or office hours, and employees are free to set their own work schedules. Semler eliminated job titles and managerial hierarchy, relying instead on self-managed teams of workers who are responsible for their own projects and decisions.