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How management innovation happens

By Julian M. Birkinshaw and Michael J. Mol

Abstract

Management innovation — that is, the implementation of new management\ud practices, processes and structures that represent a significant\ud departure from current norms — has over time dramatically transformed the\ud way many functions and activities work in organizations. Many of the practices,\ud processes and structures that we see in modern business organizations\ud were developed during the last 150 years by the creative efforts of management\ud innovators. Those innovators have included well-known names like\ud Alfred P. Sloan and Frederick Taylor, as well as numerous other unheralded\ud individuals and small groups of people who all sought to improve the internal\ud workings of organizations by trying something new

Topics: HD28
Publisher: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Year: 2006
OAI identifier: oai:wrap.warwick.ac.uk:4481

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