Making bets.

“The world of Ford is the world of interchangeable employees working on clearly defined tasks. The world of Google is a world of specific employees working on loosely or undefined tasks. 

But if you don’t know what to work on and don’t know which person is most likely to get it done, how do you allocate resources?

You make bets.”

Source.

An interesting and fresh way to look at the relationship between the employer and the employee. And it’d likely work if the USA had a better public support system (healthcare, retirement, etc.).

(The sourced story is a multi-article story, with this being article one.)

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