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A Company Without Job Titles Will Still Have Hierarchies

Harvard Business Review

To get there, Hsieh plans to toss out the traditional corporate hierarchy by eliminating titles among his 1,500 employees that can lead to bottlenecks in decision-making. 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. Not exactly fertile ground for collaboration and innovation. Radically flat.