Holacracy replaces the traditional management hierarchy with a new peer to peer ‘operating system’ that increases transparency, accountability, and organizational agility” Holacracy, 2016. Holacracy differs from traditional management styles because work, not people, define roles, authority is distributed locally among teams, and all the employees are bound to the same set of rules. Manager’s decisions are also not the ultimate authority. Zappos was founded as one of the first shoe companies to sell shoes online. As Zappos expanded, more managers were being hired and the work environment seemed to be losing its identity. The work environment of Zappos preserves its reputation as being a weird, casual, youthful, and exciting place to work.