In order to drive innovation, Valve has eliminated hierarchy from all aspects of its company.
http://cfcdn.flamehaus.com/Valve_Handbook_LowRes.pdf valve using a kind of ROWE-principle.
I do not agree with the wall street author though that this way of working results in chaos. He should see to other nice examples of the ROWE principle; like Best Buy and others!
See on www.openforum.com