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The Architecture of Knowledge Organization

Michael Christensen and Thorbjørn Knudsen

in Knowledge Governance: Processes and Perspectives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199235926
eISBN:
9780191717093
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235926.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

This chapter introduces a general framework with which individual beliefs can be aggregated into organizational level knowledge. Through examples, it illustrates how the framework lends itself to ... More


Organizational Traps: Leadership, Culture, Organizational Design

Chris Argyris

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199586165
eISBN:
9780191702426
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199586165.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Strategy

This book questions why organizations often do not function effectively, focusing on leadership, cultural change, and organizational design. It considers how organizations often espouse a particular ... More


Doing Public Management the Fatalist Way?

Christopher Hood

in The Art of the State: Culture, Rhetoric, and Public Management

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198297659
eISBN:
9780191599484
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198297653.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

In the four chapters of Part II, public management ideas that loosely correspond to each of the four polar world views identified by cultural theory are discussed; here the cultural‐theory framework ... More


The Study of Controller Agency

Sten Jönsson

in Accounting, Organizations, and Institutions: Essays in Honour of Anthony Hopwood

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199546350
eISBN:
9780191720048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546350.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

This chapter considers the complexity of judgement a controller has to exercise when acting to maintain or re-design accountability structures. It argues that such controller work (as opposed to ... More


Knowing When to Redesign

DAVID A. NADLER, michael l. tushman, and mark b. nadler

in Competing by Design: The Power of Organizational Architecture

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195099171
eISBN:
9780199854868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195099171.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

Looking at the companies cited in this book which underwent organizational reconstruction, we understand that the reasons and circumstances for such redesign vary from case to case. However, it is ... More


New Organizational Patterns in Banking

Jordi Canals

in Universal Banking: International Comparisons and Theoretical Perspectives

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198775065
eISBN:
9780191695353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198775065.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, Strategy

This chapter addresses a new critical issue for banks, particularly the universal banks: their organizational design. In particular, it focuses on multidivisional organizations and the model that has ... More


The Market and the Firm

Mario Amendola and Jean‐Luc Gaffard

in Out of Equilibrium

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198293804
eISBN:
9780191595851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198293801.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Complementarity problems, coordination issues, and organizational aspects, essentially characterize the processes of change. It is therefore paramount to understand—how they arise and how they ... More


The Ontological Bases: Intended, Emergent, and Perceived Organizational Knowledge-qua-Design

Rodrigo Magalhães

in Designing Organization Design: A Human-Centred Approach

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
eISBN:
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198867333.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

In this chapter, the expression organizational knowledge-qua-design is used to convey the idea that, ontologically, the organization’s knowledge and the organization’s overall design share the same ... More


An Organizational Approach to Public Governance: Understanding and Design

Morten Egeberg and Jarle Trondal

in An Organizational Approach to Public Governance: Understanding and Design

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198825074
eISBN:
9780191863752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198825074.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter launches a general organizational approach to public governance. It outlines key theoretical dimensions that cut across governance structures and processes horizontally as well as ... More


Business Model Innovation and Organizational Design: A Dynamic Capabilities Perspective

Sunyoung Leih, Greg Linden, and David J. Teece

in Business Model Innovation: The Organizational Dimension

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780198701873
eISBN:
9780191771606
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198701873.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation, Strategy

Dynamic capabilities are deeply enmeshed with business model innovation and implementation. They reside partly in the collective learning and culture of the organization as well as in the ... More


Innovative Business Models for High-tech Entrepreneurial Ventures: The Organizational Design Challenges

Massimo G. Colombo, Ali Mohammadi, and Christina Rossi Lamastra

in Business Model Innovation: The Organizational Dimension

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780198701873
eISBN:
9780191771606
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198701873.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation, Strategy

This chapter examines how high-tech entrepreneurial ventures should organize internally to successfully implement innovative business models. A common characteristic of innovative business models by ... More


An Organizational Approach to Public Governance: Understanding and Design

Morten Egeberg and Jarle Trondal

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198825074
eISBN:
9780191863752
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198825074.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Political science is often criticized for being insufficiently relevant for coping with governance challenges of our time. This book aims to fill this void by launching a general organizational ... More


Business Model Innovation: The Organizational Dimension

Nicolai J Foss and Tina Saebi (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780198701873
eISBN:
9780191771606
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198701873.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation, Strategy

Business model innovation is an important source of competitive advantage and corporate renewal. An increasing number of companies have to innovate their business models, not just because of ... More


Business Model Innovation in the Pharmaceutical Industry: The Supporting Role of Organizational Design

Klement Rasmussen and Nicolai Foss

in Business Model Innovation: The Organizational Dimension

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780198701873
eISBN:
9780191771606
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198701873.003.0012
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation, Strategy

This chapter investigates business model innovation in the pharmaceutical industry. The chapter shows how much of the ongoing experimentation with business models in the industry is driven by changes ... More


Organizing Data-driven Companies

Henri Schildt

in The Data Imperative: How Digitalization is Reshaping Management, Organizing, and Work

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198840817
eISBN:
9780191876462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198840817.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability, Knowledge Management

This chapter examines why and how digitalization is pushing organizations to adopt team-based structures, greater transparency, and agile work cultures. I draw attention to a shift in focus from ... More


From Periphery to Core: A Process Model for Embracing Sustainability

Luciana Silvestri and Ranjay Gulati

in Leading Sustainable Change: An Organizational Perspective

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780198704072
eISBN:
9780191773242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198704072.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation, Knowledge Management

There is a growing call for business enterprises to adopt sustainability principles and practices, yet many established organizations continue to struggle in their quest to embrace them. This chapter ... More


From organisations to networks

Margaret Attwood, Mike Pedler, Sue Pritchard, and David Wilkinson

in Leading change: A guide to whole systems working

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861344496
eISBN:
9781447302674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861344496.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

The whole systems approach differs from what has gone before in two main ways: by combining elements of practice from diverse fields, such as organisational design, strategy management, systems ... More


Introduction: Managing Knowledge Integration across Boundaries

Fredrik Tell, Christian Berggren, Stefano Brusoni, and Andrew Van de Ven

in Managing Knowledge Integration Across Boundaries

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198785972
eISBN:
9780191831621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198785972.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

In this book, we argue that knowledge specialization, differentiation, and distribution are increasingly important features of the world. New knowledge boundaries are created, which makes managing ... More


Conclusion: Models of Global Governance and Accountability

in World Rule: Accountability, Legitimacy, and the Design of Global Governance

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226450988
eISBN:
9780226450964
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226450964.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book has argued that the demands of accountability, particularly responsibility and responsiveness, are sometimes incompatible. The empirical observations demonstrate that global governance ... More


Coping with Turbulence

Christopher Ansell and Jarle Trondal

in Governance in Turbulent Times

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198739517
eISBN:
9780191802485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198739517.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Turbulence can reinforce existing organizational and institutional patterns (path-dependence), fundamentally disrupt them (punctuated equilibrium), or lead to a pattern of institutional hybridity, ... More


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