1. One Acre Fund utilizes a "hire, retain, develop" strategy to guide their people operations. How do they operationalize this strategy? What piece of it do you think is most important to get right? Why?
2. Evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of One Acre Fund's approach to managing their human resources, with specific examples to illustrate your conclusions. Where do you think the company will have to innovate the most as they continue to scale?
3. One Acre Fund employs a "shared leadership" model, with senior partners instead of a traditional hierarchy. What are the advantages and disadvantages of this model? Would you choose this structure if you were the founder of One Acre Fund?
4. One Acre Fund strives to be a global company. What are the operational implications of this goal, especially with regard to management and talent development?
One Acre Fund: People Make A Business
By Andrew Youn