Companies as cults

Why work with a group of people who don’t even like each other? Taking a merely professional view of the workplace, in which free agents check in and out on a transactional basis, is worse than cold: It’s not even rational.
Peter Thiel for Wired

With my work experience spanning one extreme mentioned in the article, Accenture, and the other one, IDEO, I can assure you that strong, tight, friendly cultures work way better at least in consulting.