Excellent article from our friends (& Alanna) over in NZ at Enspiral...
In the absence of leadership, hidden hierarchies will emerge based on
personal relationships, charisma and persuasiveness, and various
flavours of privilege from wider social dynamics. This is not a new
concept — The Tyranny of Structurelessness
was written in 1970. A leadership vacuum results in ineffectiveness,
interpersonal conflict, disempowerment, and burnout. But does this mean
we have to put someone in charge?