Originally answered Mar 28, 2017

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  1. It’s harder for everyone to know what is going on, who is doing what, and how to get help.
  2. More time is spent on coordination and internal meetings, and less time is spent actually doing useful work.
  3. Failure to effectively delegate tasks leads to poor performance.
  4. It’s more difficult to find good people to hire and promote.
  5. Mistakes are repeated, redundant effort is expended, and bureaucracy increases.

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