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Kris Dunn reports 14% of Zappos Employees Quit Rather Than Work in System Without Managers…

Kris Dunn Kris Dunn, Worldwide FOT

What’s next at Zappos?  Commune?  Nude Commune?

The Washington Post reported on Friday that 14% of Zappos’ employees took a severance package rather than work in a Holocracy – which is an organizational structure without managers.  More from the Post:

In March, Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh issued an ultimatum of sorts to his employees. If they didn’t feel like they could get behind the company’s radical new management system—in which there are no traditional managers or job titles—he would give them until April 30 to decide whether they wanted to leave in exchange for at least three months’ severance. The company said it was offering the option to eligible employees in order to expedite the new system’s adoption.

Read the whole post over at Kris Dunn’s The HR Capitalist (an FOT contributor blog).