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Even though they have faced many challenges during

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and employees under the Holacracy by the end of the year. Even though they have faced many challenges during the learning process of educating their employees. Buch believes that Holacracy will pay off because it will help with determining the companies realized set goals. As well as, the excellent internal communication and it will help to push employees into unknown areas (Jones, 2016). Background: The well-known shoe retailer Zappos was founded by Nick Swinmurn in 1999. After his shoe shopping experience that leads him to hours searching for the right pair of shoes. Soon after that experience, he decided to start an online shoe retailer that offers the best selection in shoes with
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80% of Zappos Employees No Longer Have a Manager 3 the following terms: colors, sizes, brands, styles, and widths. The companies main goal is to provide the best online service to customers. By July 2009, Tony Hsieh the CEO of Zappos announced that they were going to join Amazon. He quoted “Zappos and Amazon sitting in a tree” ( About Zappos). By 2013, Tony Hsieh announced how Zappos would be getting rid of traditional manager roles. Instead, a Holacracy system will be taking its place also known as the self-management. "Even though they're each self-organized and self-managed and running independently," Hsieh said, "we want employees and different teams to also have a bias to be helpful to each other, to help move the company forward."(Guzman, 2016). How might fluctuating job roles affect employees’ productivity?
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  • Fall '13
  • Management, Tony Hsieh,, Zappos Employees

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