From the desire to become more agile as an organization and to be able to respond better to major changes, more and more teams are looking at forms of self-management. Sometimes by working agile, others by setting up self-organizing teams and some companies are moving towards holocracy.
Whatever form of self-management you adopt and regardless of the extent to which your organization implements this principle, there are a number of elements that are crucial for success. As commandos, we have been working as small self-managing teams since the Second World War. Autonomous, with clear roles and a clear common goal.