I'm currently reading Radical Candor: How To Get What You Want By Saying What You Mean by Kim Scott. I'm only a third of the way through but it's already feeling like it'll be one of the best books I'll read this year. A third of the way through (I'm reading on my Kindle) this passage particularly stood out to me:
'Unfortunately, most cultures tend to favor either the most senior people or the people with the kinds of personalities that insist on sitting around the table. The bad decisions that result are among the biggest drivers of organizational mediocrity and employee dissatisfaction.'