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I haven’t read this in enough detail yet, but this feels A LOT like the Value organizational structure with one exception. There’s the concept of Leads (using a different word: “lead links”) around with there’s a least some formalization of structure. I haven’t teased out what the difference is between a Lead and a Manager is (with their definitions.)

Queue the Star Wars quote, but what about the bureaucracy? How will the governors maintain control?

The one thing I haven’t figure out is, aside from the project tasking & definition, etc. that “managers” or “leads” or (I imagine) “lead links” do, there’s the HR heavy lifting. It’s just a fact of life in a company larger than 5, let alone one as large as Zappos (1,500)…

Need to read more about this…

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Zappos says goodbye to bosses

The one thing makes me really interested is that Zappos did a trial with about 10% of their employees (aka roughly the size of Value) and it went well so they’re rolling it out company-wide…

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