Knowing your business’s managerial structure is essential for establishing expectations at every level. However, the business magnate Elon Musk explains why you must rethink your company’s chain of command. According to Musk, hierarchy within organizations leads to a very inefficient system. Therefore, organizations must remove hierarchy. “When messages are being pushed up the chain of command, they can get stuck in bottlenecks,” believes Musk. Additionally, in his letter to his employees, Musk mentioned that communication should travel through the shortest path necessary to get the job done. Watch this video to learn more about the chain of command.