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40 Post author: jsalvatier 26 May 2011 06:06PM

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Comment author: MixedNuts 27 May 2011 02:41:25PM 1 point [-]

There are sharper limits than you'd expect on how fast companies can grow. (Relevant: Ben & Jerry's vs Amazon: fast land grabs kill corporate culture, among other things; also that Robin Hanson(?) post I can't find about companies wanting to be bigger than they should.) You can borrow money, hiring is a bit harder, and assimilating new hires into your company just has to be slow, as well as restructuring management when everything gets bigger and you do more in parallel.