Tony Hsieh, Former Zappos CEO and Holacracy Pioneer Dies at 46

by Evil HR Lady on November 28, 2020

Entrepreneur and management revolutionary Tony Hsieh passed away on Friday, November 27, 2020, after injuries sustained in a house fire

Hsieh was, famously, the former CEO of Zappos, a company that revolutionized shoe shopping and how customer service worked. He also pioneered a management concept called holacracy. While Zappos quietly backed away from holacracy, it left a lasting impact on business–and probably affected how you run your business (even if you’ve never heard the term before).

Under Hsieh’s leadership, Zappos¬†switched to this bottom-up, individual-focused management style. Holacracy¬†does away with strict hierarchies and titles and, instead, relies on a community-style leadership.

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