I have seen both work and both fail. Many of the companies I admire most and have gotten to biggest scale (fb, Apple, Google) tend to find the cross functional model work and scale better than the single leader model at the product team levels. that said — most important for every company and business is to find something that works for them rather than adopt someone else's model

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