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How to Design Organizational Structures by Understanding Organizational Routines

Idea posted: October 2014

Institutions: Tuck School of Business    Boston University Questrom School of Business   

How are organizational routines — routines in an organization that involve more than one individual — related to the effectiveness of an organizational design or redesign? Answering this question begins…

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How to Motivate Subsidiaries to Share Useful Know-How with Others in the Group

Idea posted: October 2014

Institutions: University of St. Gallen   

It is not easy to motivate subsidiaries of multinational companies to create competence that can be useful to other subsidiaries, and for good reason. Developing competence, including know-how and technological…

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Hierarchical or Egalitarian Organizations? The Advantages of Hierarchy

Idea posted: September 2014

Institutions: York University    Duke University Fuqua School of Business    University of Waterloo    Columbia Business School   

Hierarchies have been taking a bad rap. The mantra for a number of years has been to ‘flatten’ the organizations. Hierarchies were not only seen as inefficient, but worse: as…

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Managing the Multigenerational Workplace

Idea posted: May 2014

Institutions: University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School   

In a white paper published by Kenan-Flagler Business School, Dan Bursch and Kip Kelly describe today’s workforce has decidedly multigenerational and comprised of five generations each with distinct general characteristics:…

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Relocating Leaders Abroad: Pros and Cons

Idea posted: May 2014

Institutions: Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University   

Long-distance relocation of the whole of a company’s headquarters remains rare. Long-distance relocation of the offices of members of the top management team and of core functions such as finance…

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How to Keep Clients When a Linchpin Leaves

Idea posted: March 2014

Institutions: INSEAD   

Strong relationships and social ties between clients and individual executives can be something of a double-edged sword in business. There is always the danger of client defection when the ‘linchpin’…

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Developing Network Perspective: Social Networks and Leadership

Idea posted: January 2014

Institutions: Center for Creative Leadership (CCL®)   

Though formal hierarchies continue to be an integral part of organizational structures, in recent years individuals have been required to look beyond these towards the informal and invisible structures supporting…

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Organizational Identity and Adaptation to Disruptive Change

Idea posted: December 2013

Institutions: University of St. Gallen    IMD   

Discontinuous technologies refers to when new products are created that end up transforming existing markets, such as cloud computing, digital photography, 3D printing, online news, etc. Not surprisingly, they often…

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Balancing Local and Global Efficiency with Anchored Agility

Idea posted: October 2013

Institutions: IMD   

In the quest to achieve global efficiency, often companies find themselves faced with a dilemma: how can they manage the various processes needed to run a global organization, yet keep…

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