Is transparency a perfect foundation for the company culture? For us at Ragnarson, it turned out to be a game-changer and allowed us all to better understand each other.
What is strong company culture? It’s not a set of benefits, a gaming room with the newest Xbox or kombucha on tap. Strong company culture is more than just a set of behaviors.
Huge crises happened to us a few times. When Łukasz, the founder of Ragnarson, passed away in 2014, Ragnarson almost collapsed.
It took us 6 years and a lot of trial and error to transform Ragnarson into a self-managed company where people get to even set their own salaries. This series of blog posts is a step-by-step guide to changing your organisation into a self-managed one.
During my studies, I became a DevOps engineer at Ragnarson, a software consultancy based in Łódź, Poland. The company was run by Łukasz Piestrzeniewicz, one of the key people in the Polish Ruby on Rails scene.