Working in the Spotify organizational structure can be a bit tiresome but I’m glad we’re getting the important stuff from their product development culture, listed here by Jason Yip, right as well: aligned autonomy, trust and decoupling. Without those the structure indeed does not matter.

https://jchyip.medium.com/the-top-3-points-you-should-have-paid-attention-to-in-the-spotify-engineering-culture-videos-that-f936a512fb3b

People leaving your team have a cost that is far far larger than what you can directly see (and we know what a challenge directing stuff that you can’t see is). These visualizations
by Benji Weber put forth a strong argument especially against people working as isolated individuals on things.