Thinking, responsible employees need autonomy to keep their brains from dying. But some lawyers are too busy breathing down their assistants’ necks and hand-holding us through every little task to imagine that, if they threw us the occasional challenge, we might just rise to it.

Software development blogger Kathy Sierra called it “The Zombie Function”: Employee brain use declines as the degree of management exercised rises.

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