Do We Need Managers? Valve doesn’t…


Valve Corporation is a game developer that has 400 employees, no bosses, and is very successful. How can you have a structure that flat? The company, a spawn from Microsoft, seems to be doing just fine thank you. The information at the following seven web links (including a podcast and the employee handbook) contain all of the raw material required for a live case:

I think you could probably just give these seven web links to students, say “discuss,” and get out of the way.

Contributed by Rich Makadok

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