Industrialism and the death of agency →

December 10th, 2012

Agency is the ability to make a decision, and to be responsible for the decision you make.

This short post from Seth Godin explains agency, and how that relates to who has responsibility for stuff that happens.

As more jobs require knowledge workers, we’ll clearly be disseminating agency to those workers. This is a good thing: more people have the power and responsibility to form the world around them. And we trust them to make good decisions.

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