Ray and Jock discuss whether organisations without hierarchy are more successful, how Disney’s The Mandalorian pioneered new filming techniques, and marvel how photocopiers once saved the day.

In this episode

0:00 Opening titles
0:14 Tim Meadowcroft and tacit knowledge
1:47 Connecting people
4:07 Organisations without hierarchy
7:03 Spotify has the best of both worlds
8:19 Epic’s Unreal Engine and The Mandalorian
10:14 Jon Favreau and Robert Downey Jr.
12:25 Marvel Studios’ next phase
15:08 Saving the day with photocopiers
17:57 Closing titles

Other books mentioned

Valve’s Handbook For New Employees – https://www.valvesoftware.com/en/publications
Reinventing Organizations – Frédéric Laloux – https://amzn.to/2TaJMGx
The Firm – John Grisham – https://amzn.to/3quFZ6z
The Partner – John Grisham – https://amzn.to/3dcRvy9

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About The Pig Wrestlers

Ray Rafiq is the founder of increasingly larger businesses: Regent Street Cinema, Baker Street Bakery, Wigwamm, GetAgent, Unmortgage.

Jock Busuttil is the founder of Product People Limited, a freelance head of product, author and conference speaker, with over two decades’ experience helping technology companies. (jockbusuttil.com)

Recorded on 9 April 2021
Music: Crazy Glue (Instrumental Version) by Josh Woodward (CC-BY 4.0)