The Differentiated Network: Organizing Multinational Corporations for Value Creation
Published on Feb 19, 1997
Preface. The Differentiated Network. DISTRIBUTED INNOVATION IN THE DIFFERENTIATED NETWORK. Distributed Innovation in Multinational Corporations (MNCs). Optimal Slack for Distributed Innovation. Creation, Adoption, and Diffusion of Innovations Across the MNC. DIFFERENTIATION AND INTEGRATION. Internal Differentiation Within the MNC. Formal Structure and Shared Values. Integration Through Interunit Communication. Integration Through Interpersonal Networks. LIMITS AND EXTENSIONS OF THE DIFFERENTIATED NETWORK. Requisite Complexity. Beyond the Differentiated Network. Methodological Appendix. References. The Author. Index.