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Episode 31

31: Structures | Confining or Freedom-Giving?

Are structures confining, or can they be freedom-giving? Dan and George discuss the implications and freedoms of structures in this week's episode.

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Show notes

  • We’ve recently moved the podcast videos from the Crema YouTube channel to a new separate channel. Subscribe to the Option Five channel here.
  • George and Dan mention the GE Healthcare’s MAC 400 Electrocardiograph, which revolutionized rural access to medical care and was the outcome of a set of constraints imposed on engineers.
  • George and Dan mention a study at the University of Belgrade, which identified a symbiotic relationship between organization structure and culture.
  • Fact-check: In 2014 Zappos switched to a “Holacracy” organization structure which George and Dan mentioned later failed.

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