“Great Teams are less like ‘awesome machines’ than awesome organisms”

“A MECE breakdown takes something – say, customers – and segments them into a series of categories that do not overlap, but together cover everything. Customers might be divided into “paying customers” and “non paying customers“ I’m most of the way through Team of Teams: New Rules of Engagement for a Complex World by General Stanley McChrystal. The book […]

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Good Read: Rework

REWORK by Jason Fried & David Heinemeir Hansson (founders of Basecamp) offers a fresh look at work, Operating Models, and Organizational Design. If you are a manager, leader, organizational designer, or someone who wants to positively influence organizational design and culture you’ll find that this book is just packed with interesting observations, insights and inspiring […]

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Valve Software Employee Handbook

Want to read about an interesting management model? Check out the Valve Software Employee Handbook which they kindly published on their web site. If you are not familiar with Valve Software, they are the makers of the  STEAM digital distribution and gaming platform. By 2011, over half of digital PC game sales were through Steam, and Valve […]

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