Founded in 2006, Rowway has been a team-based, flat lattice organization that
fosters personal initiative.
There are no traditional organizational charts, no chains of command, nor predetermined channels of communication.
Instead, we communicate directly with each other and are accountable to fellow members of our multi-disciplined teams. We encourage hands-on innovation, involving those closest to a project in decision making. Teams organize around opportunities and leaders emerge. This unique kind of corporate structure has proven to be a significant contributor to associate satisfaction and retention.
We work hard at maximizing individual potential, maintaining an emphasis on product integrity, and cultivating an environment where creativity can flourish. A fundamental belief in our people and their abilities continues to be the key to our success.
Everyone can earn the credibility to define and drive projects. Sponsors help associates chart a course in the organization that will offer personal fulfillment while maximizing their contribution to the enterprise. Leaders may be appointed, but are defined by ’followership.’ More often, leaders emerge naturally by demonstrating special knowledge, skill, or experience that advances a business objective.
Adhere to four basic guiding principles articulated by Rowway.
Fairness to each other and everyone with whom we come in contact
Freedom to encourage, help, and allow other associates to grow in knowledge,
skill, and scope of responsibility
The ability to make one’s own commitments and keep them
Consultation with other associates before undertaking actions that could impact the reputation of the company.