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Innovation networks: managing the networked organization

By: Aalbers, Rick.
Contributor(s): Dolfsma, Wilfred.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London Routledge 2015Description: xv, 180 p.ISBN: 9781138796980.Subject(s): Knowledge management | Information networks | Technological innovations - Management | Diffusion of innovations - Management | Information technology - Management | Organizational behavior | Strategic planningDDC classification: 658.4038 Summary: Organizations are complex social systems that are not easy to understand, yet they must be managed if a company is to succeed. This book explains networks and how managers and organizations can navigate them to produce successful strategic innovation outcomes. Although managers are increasingly aware of the importance of social relations for the inner-workings of the organization, they often lack insights and tools to analyze, influence or even create these networks. https://www.routledge.com/Innovation-Networks-Managing-the-networked-organization/Aalbers-Dolfsma/p/book/9781138796980
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Table of Contents:

1. Introduction to the Networked Organization

Part I: Networks and Organization Strategy
2. Diagnosing the Organization
3. Innovation Roles: Internally and externally oriented brokerage
4. Case Study: Intermezzo Cooperation for Innovation at Siemens
5. Rich Ties
6. Cross Ties

PartII: Networking Interventions - Rewiring the Organization
7. Intervening to Stimulate Innovation
8. Innovation Despite Reorganization
9. Methodological Considerations for Network Analysis
10. Managing Innovation in the Networked Organization: Conclusions

Organizations are complex social systems that are not easy to understand, yet they must be managed if a company is to succeed. This book explains networks and how managers and organizations can navigate them to produce successful strategic innovation outcomes. Although managers are increasingly aware of the importance of social relations for the inner-workings of the organization, they often lack insights and tools to analyze, influence or even create these networks.

https://www.routledge.com/Innovation-Networks-Managing-the-networked-organization/Aalbers-Dolfsma/p/book/9781138796980

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