Conflict Is Vital In A Healthy Company

Dr Stuart Woolley
CodeX
Published in
5 min readJan 30, 2024

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We grow fastest and strongest through free speech and disagreement, not through banal managed interactions run by committee.

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In the modern corporate dystopia companies will quite rightly not tolerate any kind of personal conflict, most especially if it involves raised voices, the slamming of doors, and the occasional defenestration of project managers¹ (something that is sadly somewhat missed, I…

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Dr Stuart Woolley
CodeX

Worries about the future. Way too involved with software. Likes coffee, maths, and . Would prefer to be in academia. SpaceX, Twitter, and Overwatch fan.