Companies are Private Governments

And Basecamp has just slipped into Autocracy

Ignore the smile.

The philospher Elizabeth Anderson is responsible for the concept that businesses run as ‘private governments’, lacking democratic principles that we expect in our ‘public governments’, made up of people we elect to office and the laws and policies we enact through them. In her book, Private Government: How Employers Rule Our Lives

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Stowe Boyd

Stowe Boyd

Insatiably curious. Economics, sociology, ecology, tools for thought. See also workfutures.io.