Closing Thoughts & Open Questions

  • Phanish Puranam
  • Dorthe Døjbak Håkonsson
Keywords: new forms of organizing, organizational forms, non-hierarchical organizations, self-organizing teams, boss-less organizations


Our goal in putting the spotlight on Valve Corporation is to stimulate thinking about what (if anything) this specimen in the zoo of organizational forms teaches us. We thank our panel of distinguished commentators for kindly (and sportingly) joining us in this exercise. So is Valve simply unusual? Or is it also instructive? The commentators, to our gratification, seem to argue that it is both.
How to Cite
Puranam, P., & Håkonsson, D. (2015). Closing Thoughts & Open Questions. Journal of Organization Design, 4(2), 22-23.
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