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Building the flexible firm : how to remain competitive

Author: Henk W Volberda
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : ReprintedView all editions and formats
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How do managers reconcile the conflicting forces of change and stability? How do they promote order and control, while having to learn to innovate and respond? This book shows how, for many firms,  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Henk W Volberda
ISBN: 9780198295952 0198295952
OCLC Number: 731517718
Description: 349 Seiten : Illustrationen
Contents: 1. Introduction ; 2. A Revision of Management and Organization ; 3. Flexibibity, the Hallmark of Postmodern Organization ; 4. Grasping the Paradox of Flexibility ; 5. The Managerial Task: Creating Flexible Capabilities ; 6. The Organization Design Task: Reducing Organizational Barriers ; 7. Resolving the Paradox: Flexibility under Various Levels of Competition ; 8. Towards the Flexible Form ; 9. How to Improve the Firm's Flexibility: Tools and Techniques ; 10. Discovering Flexible Corporations of the Future: Managerial and Theoretical Implications ; References ; Appendices
Responsibility: Henk W. Volberda.

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