Friday, November 6, 2015

Managing Multinational Operations: From Organisational Structures to Mental Structures and from Operations to Innovations

DOZ Yves L.
Managing Multinational Operations: From Organisational Structures to Mental Structures and from Operations to Innovations European Journal of International Management (forthcoming)

This paper retraces the changing focus of international management research from structural firms to interpersonal skills and multicultural capabilities. Matrix organizations, decision rights, information processing, knowledge integration, and global team are discussed as stages in the evolution of research as the underlying phenomenon moved from operational integration to global innovation.