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The two-pizza rule and the secret of Amazon's success

The two-pizza rule and the secret of Amazon's success

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The Two-Pizza Rule

The Two-Pizza Rule

In the early days of Amazon, Jeff Bezos, founder and CEO, instilled the following rule: 

  • "every internal team should be small enough that it can be fed with two pizzas"

He wasn't skimping on catering - instead, he purposefully wanted to create teams that were efficient. 


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Why the Two-Pizza Rule Works

Why the Two-Pizza Rule Works

Smaller teams are more efficient. Why? 

1. They spend less time keeping on top of their timetables 

2. They spend less time communicating ot others about new events and keeping people up-to-date

3. They focus on work, and they do it quickly. After all, too many cooks spoil the broth.


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