2011/04/11

MONDAY MOTIVATION: Jason Fried, The Org Chart Slayer

Would you fire an ambitious employee?

Well, if you're Jason Fried of 37signals, you would. In his "Get Real" column published in the April issue of Inc. Magazine, he details his philosophy on leading a horizontal, decentralized company.

Why I Run a Flat Company | Jason Fried of Inc.com

Anyone looking to run a department in his 26-person firm (and get paid to delegate) need not apply. Anyone seeking to master their technological, design, and customer service crafts are welcome and rewarded.

All things being equal, Mr. Fried has the right to run his company as he pleases. That's what capitalism and the invisible hand are all about.

As you find your Monday Motivation, what is your organizational structure, and where do you fit and desire to move within it?