Valve's Way: Vayward, Visionary, or Voguish?

Nicolai Juul Foss, Magdalena Dobrajska

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    Resumé

    Puranam and Håkonsson (2015) challenge us to ponder what we as organization design theorists make of Valve’s way (see also Jeppesen, 2008). We believe that Valve, in spite of its radical vision, does not represent a challenge to fundamental organization design theory and that it is questionable to what extent it represents a new blueprint for organization design, despite it being consistent with an “egalitarian Zeitgeist” (Puranam, 2014). In fact, managerial authority may be of increasing importance rather than the opposite (Guadalupe, Li, & Wulf, 2015). Thus, Valve is, and will remain, an outlier, albeit a voguish one.
    OriginalsprogEngelsk
    TidsskriftJournal of Organization Design
    Vol/bind4
    Udgave nummer2
    Sider (fra-til)12-15
    ISSN2245-408X
    DOI
    StatusUdgivet - 2015

    Emneord

    • New forms of organizing
    • Organizational forms
    • Non-hierarchical organizations
    • Self-organizing teams
    • Boss-less organizations

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    Foss, Nicolai Juul ; Dobrajska, Magdalena. / Valve's Way : Vayward, Visionary, or Voguish?. I: Journal of Organization Design. 2015 ; Bind 4, Nr. 2. s. 12-15.
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