• The story of Basecamp's disastrous policy

    11 days ago - By The Verge

    Basecamp's CEO published a blog post about policy changes - it may have broken the company
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  • Basecamp CEO apologizes to staff in new post: ‘We have a lot to learn' 

    Basecamp CEO apologizes to staff in new post: ‘We have a lot to learn' 

    11 days ago - By The Verge

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    In a new blog post, Basecamp CEO Jason Fried apologized after the “policy changes” he announced last week ultimately led to a third of the company's workforce opting to leave.
    “Last week was terrible. We started with policy changes that felt simple, reasonable, and principled, and it blew things up culturally in ways we never anticipated,” Fried wrote. “David and I completely own the consequences, and we're sorry. We have a lot to learn and reflect on, and we will.”
    The blog post that started the software company's terrible week was a list of new company policies that...
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