Breaking through in a tightly nested system
Paper in proceedings, 2015

A reason why industry incumbents seldom survive technology transitions is their strong reliance on an efficient, but inflexible organizational system. We studied three transformation initiatives that created fast progress in a struggling newspaper group, though theory suggests that they had little likelihood of doing so. The paper argues that management succeeded in introducing establishing a new strategy practice through these transformation initiatives, and focuses on three factors contributing to the success: complexity management, short time development of a long term vision, and the introduction of impossible goals,

Author

Tobias Fredberg

Chalmers, Technology Management and Economics, Entrepreneurship and Strategy

Johanna Pregmark

Chalmers, Technology Management and Economics, Entrepreneurship and Strategy

Academy of Management Conference Vancouver 2015

Driving Forces

Innovation and entrepreneurship

Subject Categories

Business Administration

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10/7/2017