Two Stories

  • Joel Spolsky


I want to tell you two stories from my career that I think are classic illustrations of the difference between tech companies that are well-managed and tech companies that are disasters. It comes down to the difference between trusting employees and letting them get things done, versus treating them like burger-flippers who need to be monitored and controlled every minute, lest they wander off and sabotage everything.


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