Originally answered Mar 28, 2017
- It’s harder for everyone to know what is going on, who is doing what, and how to get help.
- More time is spent on coordination and internal meetings, and less time is spent actually doing useful work.
- Failure to effectively delegate tasks leads to poor performance.
- It’s more difficult to find good people to hire and promote.
- Mistakes are repeated, redundant effort is expended, and bureaucracy increases.