Organization Design for Startups
CREATING A COMPANY WITH NO BOSSES DOESN’T HAPPEN OVERNIGHT. HAVING A FLAT HEIRARCHY IN WHICH EVERY EMPLOYEE HAS EQUAL SAY IN COMPANY WIDE DECISIONS WITH NO UPPER MANAGEMENT POSITIONS CAN BE A TRICKY THING TO GRAPPLE WITH.
But if you can get it to work, the amount of effort it takes is worth it. People become more passionate about what they do and are more invested in the outcome of the business because they feel more connected to it.
Joaquin Roca is an organizational psychologist who specializes in helping New York startups scale their human systems. He has more than a decade of experience in helping companies work smoother, from facilitated trainings to carrying out large-scale change initiatitives. Joaquin has been essential in making SumAll function efficiently as a company while having a organizational structure that is slightly unorthodox (ok, very unorthodox). He recently wrote a fantastic blog post on organizational design that we liked so much we wanted to republish here. Enjoy!
Read more: http://blog.sumall.com/journal/organization-design-for-startups-2.html#ixzz4G4fcTekf