MIT SLOAN SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT

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  • White Papers // Jan 2011

    The Extroverted Firm: How External Information Practices Affect Innovation And Productivity

    The authors gather detailed data on organizational practices from 253 firms to examine the hypothesis that external focus - the ability of a firm to detect and therefore respond to changes in its external operating environment - increases returns to information technology, especially when combined with decentralized decision-making. First, using...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    Leading Change In Complex Organizations

    Successful implementation of new business strategies and innovations is dependent on executives who know how to design and lead organizational change. Despite a decade of change initiatives driven by macroeconomic and global forces, the results have been disappointing. Far too often, change efforts have been fragmented and short lived, with...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2009

    Inside Organizations: Pricing, Politics, And Path Dependence

    When economists have considered organizations, much attention has focused on the boundary of the firm, rather than its internal structures and processes. In contrast, this paper sketches three approaches to the economic theory of internal organization - one substantially developed, another rapidly emerging, and a third on the horizon. The...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    Leading Change In Complex Organizations

    Successful implementation of new business strategies and innovations is dependent on executives who know how to design and lead organizational change. Despite a decade of change initiatives driven by macroeconomic and global forces, the results have been disappointing. Far too often, change efforts have been fragmented and short lived, with...

    Provided By MIT SLOAN SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT

  • White Papers // Jan 2011

    The Extroverted Firm: How External Information Practices Affect Innovation And Productivity

    The authors gather detailed data on organizational practices from 253 firms to examine the hypothesis that external focus - the ability of a firm to detect and therefore respond to changes in its external operating environment - increases returns to information technology, especially when combined with decentralized decision-making. First, using...

    Provided By MIT SLOAN SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT

  • White Papers // Dec 2009

    Inside Organizations: Pricing, Politics, And Path Dependence

    When economists have considered organizations, much attention has focused on the boundary of the firm, rather than its internal structures and processes. In contrast, this paper sketches three approaches to the economic theory of internal organization - one substantially developed, another rapidly emerging, and a third on the horizon. The...

    Provided By MIT SLOAN SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT