Valve Corporation: Strategy Tipping Points and Thresholds

  • Teppo Felin University of Oxford Saïd Business School
Keywords: new forms of organizing, organizational forms, non-hierarchical organizations, self-organizing teams, boss-less organizations


Valve Corporation represents an intriguing case study of flat structure and self organization (Puranam & Håkonsson, 2015; Valve, 2012).  The structures and practices of Valve of course are not new. But the company provides an interesting experiment and illustration that powerfully highlights how organizational design can impact individual and collective behavior, strategy and performance.
How to Cite
Felin, T. (2015). Valve Corporation: Strategy Tipping Points and Thresholds. Journal of Organization Design, 4(2), 10-11.
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