February 26, 2013
How the World's Best Software Company Works
Frank Cifaldi, Gamasutra
Game developers the world over have been curious about the inner-workings of Steam and Half-Life maker Valve, particularly following the public availability of a company handbook revealed that Valve has no managers.
Valve's economist-in-residence Yanis Varoufakis recently spoke on the EconTalk Podcast about the specifics of this unique structure, how Valve hires (and fires) and, interestingly, how much it pays its team.
TAGGED: Gabe Newell, Valve