Command and Control Management:

Yorkshire Socialist Health Association Command and Control Management: The Deadly Embodiment of Neo-Liberalism at work in the Public Sector John and Joe Carlisle, Mad Management[1] Although the Command and Control style of management is a fairly modern phenomenon, like all ideas, its roots go much further back, to a very dominant model of how to discipline and organise institutions. The philosopher Michael Foucault famously uses 18th Century Utilitarian philosopher Jeremy Bentham’s panopticon as a model for how a modern disciplinary society seeks to at all times to survey, or at least give the possibility of surveillance, its populace. The panopticon … Continue reading Command and Control Management: