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A Company Without Job Titles Will Still Have Hierarchies

Harvard Business Review

The term “holarchy” made its debut in Ghost in the Machine , a analysis of the human brain and its failings penned by Arthur Koestler in 1967. Management consultant Brian Robertson took that idea and founded HolacracyOne, a firm dedicated to helping companies (including Zappos) achieve this corporate ideal. Not exactly fertile ground for collaboration and innovation. Radically flat.