Joe McKendrick writes about this on the FASTForward blog, and points out that Andrew McAfee of Harvard and Tom Davenport of Babson are agreeing to disagree. The debate is over how so-called enterprise 2.0 technologies will impact the world’d workforce. Enterprise 2.0 enthusiasts like to discuss how the new technologies disrupt traditional business hierarchies. Davenport doesn’t totally agree. He says,
“The absence of participative technologies in the past is not the only reason that organizations and expertise are hierarchical.