Organizational Debt Is Like Technical Debt – But Worse

Start-ups that are lucky enough to get to the “build” phase have a new set of challenges. They’re not just strategy related. It’s about fixing all the organizational debt that has collected. Growing companies need to understand how to recognize and “refactor” organizational debt. Failing to refactor organizational debt can kill a growing company. Onboarding, training, culture, and compensation for employees at the “build” phase all require a fresh look and new approaches.

http://www.forbes.com/sites/steveblank/2015/05/18/organizational-debt-is-like-technical-debt-but-worse-2/#7136b0a1c3a3

Article by Steve Blank on Forbes

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