Shane Parrish

Shane Parrish quotes on organization

Founder Farnam Street. Reader & writer. Student & teacher. Leader and follower.

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One of the biggest problems in organizations is that people with no relevant knowledge help make the decisions.

2

Disorder is not a mistake; it is our default. Order is always artificial and temporary.

3

The biggest threat to your organization isn't external competition, it's internal culture.

4

In most organizations, outcomes are secondary to optics, so the first priority of the manager is to avoid being blamed for anything bad. While they generally care about the success of the firm, they care about optics more.

5

The easiest way for organizations to improve decision making instantly is to remove decisions from groups and assign them to individuals.

6

Terrible organizations use bureaucratic solutions to solve people problems.

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