Autonomy at Work: A Contemporary Dilemma

Be autonomous (and obey)!

JR, collage of a photo on the ground, Flatiron Plaza, New York City, 2015

The aspiration to autonomy corresponds to very strong contemporary expectations. We ambition to be self-governing, to have self-directing freedom, and especially moral independence. We want to seize the privilege of our lives by being who we are, to paraphrase the famous Joseph Campbell’s quote, dear to Oprah Winfrey.

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Frédéric Bagutti

Frédéric Bagutti

Organizational Psychologist, MSc, DESS Geneva University, EMCCC INSEAD. Executive Coaching / Organizational Development Facilitation.