It is possible for workers to self-organize and run a successful business:
The former Zanon factory in Argentina, now known as “Sin Patrón” (Without a Boss) has 450 workers and has been self-organized for 13 years. As the name implies, they have no boss. This documentary tells the story of the people who occupied and took over this factory, and how they are inspiring others to do the same.
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[Note: The video is in Spanish, with English subtitles.]
Of course, this won't fly in the US - since we're trained from birth that "communism" is bad and "capitalism" is good. We "need" bosses, for no other reason than to have someone to spend all the profits of the business on themselves.