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A little less conversation

by Joel Spolsky
Friday, January 22, 2010

“As companies expand, the people within them start to specialize. At such a point, some managers will conclude that they have a ‘keep everyone on the same page’ problem. But often what they actually have is a ‘stop people from meddling when there are already enough smart people working on something’ problem.”

From my latest Inc. column: A Little Less Conversation

 


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