“The phrase “command and control” must be dropped from the leader’s lexicon. Words have history and power. The former command and control structures focused information and decision making onto one supposed superman in a rigid hierarchy and expected him to make infallible decisions with omniscient knowledge. These structures are being defeated, bankrupted, and destroyed as we speak.” – #Leadership: The Death of Command and Control
An excellent read by Kurt Degerlund, an officer in the United States Air Force and a C-17 Aircraft Commander, about why command and control should be replaced with appreciation and leadership—and what, exactly, leadership is.