Tradeoffs in the Spotify Model, continued.
Optimizes for retaining one’s manager, assumes that day-to-day peer and team relationships are transient.
Navigating inter-team relationships is not well-defined. Teams optimize for their own interests and little structure is provided to help other priorities. Alignment is second to autonomy.
Jeremiah Lee, “Spotify’s Failed #SquadGoals,” April 19, 2020, https://www.jeremiahlee.com/posts/failed-squad-goals/. (See notes.)