Why Netflix's approach to complexity – going all the way back to 2001 – creates better results.
TLDR: Activist investors want lean SBUs, and they don't love that matrix
A few standout practices: Opacity; Outsourcing for stronger internal networks; Deep technical reviews of ongoing programs.
Shopify cancelled 76,500 hours of meetings. I think that's great.
Are.na is a place to collect content and work on ideas in private or with others – and their About Page is as good as I've seen.
This is probably one of the best things I've listened to on the opportunity for Organization Design in the Financial Services space. It's a podcast from Investor's Field Guide [http://investorfieldguide.com/collison/], and at the surface is about how Stripe thinks about investing its capital into growth, and generally
From the chronicles of “Easier Said Than Done, Airline Edition”: five lessons on innovation and the future of organizing.
Lots of interesting stuff lately on the internet about food. The first is from the trailing end of a meandering piece on The Awl about a “McWorld” in Times Square. The author is suggesting the eponymous fast-food giant build a Disneyland/Mecca for Big Mac lovers in NYC, with a