Zappos, the Las Vegas-based apparel retail will be a manager-free workplace sans hierarchical labels, according to various reports. Holacratic is the new style the internal operations will deploy moving forward, Quartz reports.
This is a major reorganizational project. The firm will operate with about 400 circles in handling its daily operations. The new model is expected to be in place by the end of 2014. The system is a structure that provides sufficient flexibility to encourage workers to be passionate toward their professional aspirations.
….In its highest-functioning form, he says, the system is “politics-free, quickly evolving to define and operate the purpose of the organization, responding to market and real-world conditions in real time.