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Baron's perfect company

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by LongTimeListener, Mar 6, 2013.

  1. LongTimeListener

    LongTimeListener Well-Known Member

    400 employees, no bosses -- it's called anarcho-syndicalism!


    after an endogenous process in which a self-organized committee hires a new employee, he or she is free to join and freely move around any of the company's myriad of projects. Where Google boasts 20 percent free time for its employees, Valve boasts 100 free time.

    ... hirings and firings can both be initiated by something as simple as a conversation between two employees in a hallway. And bonuses, which can sometimes be as large as 10 times an employee's base pay, are all subject to leaderless peer review.

    Article says the company "could be worth" up to $4 billion although that valuation has not been tested. As a side note, I will add that this is the creator of the video game platform Steam, which is The Shit among teenagers.

    So maybe it is the path to the future. And I'm sure the 4:20 meetings in the breakroom are awesome.
  2. Baron Scicluna

    Baron Scicluna Well-Known Member

    Excellent. Everyone makes money.

    YGBFKM Guest

    Until they're fired in the hallway.
  4. Armchair_QB

    Armchair_QB Well-Known Member

    Didn't they call these communes back in the day?

    YGBFKM Guest

    Is this a union shop?
  6. LongTimeListener

    LongTimeListener Well-Known Member

    In the absence of an entity that can be known as The Man, I would think not.

    YGBFKM Guest

    So what happens if you're unfairly fired in the hallway?
  8. Baron Scicluna

    Baron Scicluna Well-Known Member

    You text a few of your co-workers and have them bring the guys who fired you out into the hallway.
  9. RickStain

    RickStain Well-Known Member

    A better company: One that has *all* bosses:

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  10. dreunc1542

    dreunc1542 Active Member

    Dennis approves:
  11. Songbird

    Songbird Well-Known Member

    This isn't about Marty Baron?
  12. dixiehack

    dixiehack Well-Known Member

    That's why you stay home and work. Duh.
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