The Art of Intelligent Disobedience

Intelligent Disobedience, as defined at Amex Open Forum, is, “about using your judgment to decide when, for example, an established rule actually hinders your organization, rather than helps it. The antonym of intelligent disobedience is blind conformity.”

ARTICLEThis article explains the origins in the training of seeing-eye dogs, who must know when to disobey a command that might cause harm to their owners.

When applied to humans, there are 15 rules (some with sub-points) that are too lengthy to list here, but definitely worth your time to skim through.  This concept makes today’s extraordinary idea.


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