Mr. Ma: 40-60 people scale is a startup honeymoon

hunting cloud network Beijing station on March 22, comprehensive report

sponsored by the department of the state council development research center, “China top 2015” BBS on March 21-23, held in Beijing, alibaba group chairman jack ma to attend “lunch” 20 and 21 lecture, he with “era of DT characteristic” as the theme for the sharing, and attend the 20 multinational enterprises head for a related topic discussion, including leadership, innovation and change, the opportunity of the Internet age in the us and Europe, etc.

at the meeting, Mr. Ma now society is going to have IT into the DT era, technology and the traditional manufacturing data will create more opportunities, this will require a completely different way of thinking. At the same time, he thought, the company size is too large too much organization system and rules will constrain creativity, the future enterprise if want to maintain constant innovation, 40-60 people is a reasonable size. For this, alibaba group is a set of system design, guarantee organization become smaller, more flexible.

DT era needs new ways of thinking

the arrival of the mobile Internet accelerated to the traditional areas of change. For the traditional enterprises and the combination of the Internet, ma mentioned, many traditional companies worry about the impact of the Internet industry, but most Internet companies live no more than three years, we are in the age of DT, need completely different way of thinking.

“the industrial revolution is to enhance the muscle strength, and the data the world depends on the knowledge of science and technology, creativity and adaptability. The United States and China has a pure Internet company, and Europe more from traditional industries. Internet that part of the missing, is the combination of mouse and cement, and combine data technology and the traditional manufacturing industry, the possibility of future is infinite.” Mr Ma said.

jack ma said, just back from Europe, the trip to Europe this time trying to find the Internet that “lost puzzle”; At the same time he also thinking about, what kind of culture, organization and personnel, can adapt to the future that puzzle to complete.

“for the first time the industrial revolution was born the ‘factory’, the second industrial revolution because of the widespread use of electricity produced ‘company’, this technology is a revolution of the birth of species’ platform (enterprises) ‘. We want to put the company as a platform, rather like the last century. Platform will enable driven employees, users and customers (small and medium-sized enterprises (smes); To their better service, more creative; Platform type enterprises should not be the pyramid structure, not a top-down press the button.”

entrepreneurial teams 40-60 people scale is reasonable

jack ma is put forward, and the future enterprise if want to maintain constant innovation, 40-60 people is a reasonable size. “Innovation has always come from external, big companies will always kill good idea, because too many organization system and rules constraint the creativity. If you really want more innovation, and make sure that your team size between 40 to 60 people, this is the honeymoon period “startup.

he said that alibaba group is a set of system design, guarantee organization become smaller, more flexible. But such architecture, platform type enterprise’s culture and talents have become crucial.

he also stressed that to keep the enterprise culture and values can’t simply rely on a person, need a partner system, alibaba will survive in 102. Alibaba’s core assets, not real estate, it is our talent and employees, it is to support the core partner system.