DAO-A traditional organization
Usually flat, and fully democratized.
Usually hierarchical.
Voting required by members for any changes to be implemented.
Depending on structure, changes can be demanded from a sole party, or voting may be offered.
Votes tallied, and outcome implemented automatically without trusted intermediary.
If voting allowed, votes are tallied internally, and outcome of voting must be handled manually.
Service offered are handled automatically in a decentralized manner (for example distribution of philanthropic funds).
Requires human handling, or centrally controlled automation, prone to manipulation.
All activity is transparent and fully public.
Activity is typically private, and limited to the public.