Hat tip to The Big Picture and to Farnam Street . The Farnam link will take you to the full piece.
I have tended to point to fear as the biggest barrier to the kinds of necessary changes so many organizations need to go through, but ego and bureaucracy are highly related.
Management Lessons from Ray Dalio
There is more here as well. Bridgewater--Culture and Principles
For those who are interested in joining our tribe (more on this to come), this is required reading!