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  1. At the 2016 SMS Foundations Session interview with Professor Gautam Ahuja, we explored the key insights of his research trajectory, with a special focus on how organizations successfully innovate. We discussed...

    Authors: Arzi Adbi, Andrea Contigiani, Gabriel Szulanski and Gautam Ahuja

    Citation: Journal of Organization Design 2020 9:16

    Content type: Point of View

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  2. The design of corporate headquarters (CHQ) is a specialist and important area of organization design. It is important because of the influence that a CHQ has over the portfolio of businesses it owns. A good CH...

    Authors: Andrew Campbell

    Citation: Journal of Organization Design 2020 9:15

    Content type: Commentary

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  3. Trust is crucial for the success of interorganizational relationships, yet we lack a clear understanding of when trust-based governance is likely to succeed or fail. This paper explores that topic via a closed...

    Authors: Bart S. Vanneste and Onesun Steve Yoo

    Citation: Journal of Organization Design 2020 9:14

    Content type: Research

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  4. Integrating insights from the literature on the multinational corporation into current perspectives on resource allocation, we argue that the ability of headquarters to create value through resource allocation...

    Authors: Henrik Dellestrand, Philip Kappen and Olof Lindahl

    Citation: Journal of Organization Design 2020 9:6

    Content type: Research

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  5. A key task in organization design is to group elements (e.g., roles) into sub-units (e.g., teams or departments). This task is computationally challenging as one must take into consideration a potentially larg...

    Authors: Nicolay Worren, Tore Christiansen and Kim Verner Soldal

    Citation: Journal of Organization Design 2020 9:8

    Content type: Research

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  6. The objective of this study is to develop a contingency theory of organizational capability based on the identification of decision variables relevant to the design of firms. The paper supports a model in whic...

    Authors: Rogerio S. Victer

    Citation: Journal of Organization Design 2020 9:7

    Content type: Research

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  7. The complexity of global challenges requires that organizations collaborate with one another. To do this, stakeholders need flexible structures that are designed in a way that allows organizations to collabora...

    Authors: Peter Dithan Ntale, Jude Ssempebwa, Badiru Musisi, Genza Gyaviira Musoke, Kimoga Joseph, C. B. Mugimu, Ngoma Muhammed and Joseph Ntayi

    Citation: Journal of Organization Design 2020 9:3

    Content type: Point of View

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  8. The bureaucratic organizational structure has been recently challenged by a number of organizations that claim to offer employee emancipation and autonomy through self-management, self-organizing, or “holacrac...

    Authors: Frank Martela

    Citation: Journal of Organization Design 2019 8:23

    Content type: Research

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  9. Coordinating organizational routines is a strategic challenge in contexts ranging from healthcare to software development. Yet, we have few theories of the design of routines. This paper compares field data on...

    Authors: Tom Steinberger and Ju Yeon Jung

    Citation: Journal of Organization Design 2019 8:18

    Content type: Research

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  10. Digital networking technology has helped to bring about the platform economy, in which online networking sites mediate between individual freelance workers and their temporary employers. However, the digital p...

    Authors: Justin Larner and Åke Walldius

    Citation: Journal of Organization Design 2019 8:14

    Content type: Point of View

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  11. We conducted a survey to identify the most important challenges faced by consultants who support managers in re-designing their organizations. The results indicate that the most frequently encountered challeng...

    Authors: Nicolay Worren, Jeroen van Bree and William Zybach

    Citation: Journal of Organization Design 2019 8:13

    Content type: Translational

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  12. This study examines how subsidiaries in multinational corporations (MNCs) experience interactions with corporate headquarters. We conceptualize such interactions in terms of organizing costs, focusing on two k...

    Authors: Randi Lunnan, Sverre Tomassen, Ulf Andersson and Gabriel R. G. Benito

    Citation: Journal of Organization Design 2019 8:12

    Content type: Research

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  13. This article provides an introduction to artificial intelligence, robotics, and research streams that examine the economic and organizational consequences of these and related technologies. We describe the nas...

    Authors: Manav Raj and Robert Seamans

    Citation: Journal of Organization Design 2019 8:11

    Content type: Research Primer

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  14. How will digitalization influence the role of corporate headquarters (CHQs) and their relationships with their operating units? We recently asked 67 senior CHQ managers this question. The results suggest that ...

    Authors: Jan Schmitt, Benoit Decreton and Phillip C. Nell

    Citation: Journal of Organization Design 2019 8:9

    Content type: Point of View

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  15. This point-of-view article examines the organizational implications of the UK’s exit from the European Union (Brexit). We identify the effects of Brexit on firms’ transaction costs in cross-border trade within...

    Authors: Caterina Moschieri and Daniel J. Blake

    Citation: Journal of Organization Design 2019 8:6

    Content type: Point of View

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  16. The article proposes a framework for thinking about the role and elements of a corporate headquarters. The concept is that headquarters is both a physical place with implications for the culture and work proce...

    Authors: Kevin Sharer

    Citation: Journal of Organization Design 2019 8:4

    Content type: Commentary

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  17. Following the publication of this article [1], it was noted that the author list was incomplete and was missing the following three authors.

    Authors: Ying-Ying Hsieh, Jean-Philippe Vergne, Philip Anderson, Karim Lakhani and Markus Reitzig

    Citation: Journal of Organization Design 2019 8:3

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in Journal of Organization Design 2018 7:14

  18. The NK landscape methodology has been used by much research in strategy and organizations, and the concept of “landscape” has become a popular business idea. Despite such popularity, exactly what NK landscapes...

    Authors: Felipe A. Csaszar

    Citation: Journal of Organization Design 2018 7:15

    Content type: Research Primer

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  19. Bitcoin represents the first real-world implementation of a “decentralized autonomous organization” (DAO) and offers a new paradigm for organization design. Imagine working for a global business organization w...

    Authors: Ying-Ying Hsieh, Jean-Philippe Vergne, Philip Anderson, Karim Lakhani and Markus Reitzig

    Citation: Journal of Organization Design 2018 7:14

    Content type: Organization Zoo

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Journal of Organization Design 2019 8:3

  20. While some firms build cars or smartphones, Rocket Internet builds companies. The incubator and investment firm has pioneered an extreme approach to new venture creation that is often referred to as a “startup...

    Authors: Oliver Baumann, Carsten Bergenholtz, Lars Frederiksen, Robert M. Grant, Rebecca Köhler, David L. Preston and Scott Shane

    Citation: Journal of Organization Design 2018 7:13

    Content type: Organization Zoo

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  21. The objective of this article is to introduce readers to the emerging research stream on business ecosystems, explicating the novelty and the usefulness of ecosystem-based theorizing, and hoping to pave the wa...

    Authors: Rahul Kapoor

    Citation: Journal of Organization Design 2018 7:12

    Content type: Research Primer

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  22. Self-management is increasingly required by people in jobs with flexible schedules and locations, freelance arrangements, and other forms of organizational job design. Successful self-management requires a sen...

    Authors: Terri L. Griffith, Emma S. Nordbäck, John E. Sawyer and Ronald E. Rice

    Citation: Journal of Organization Design 2018 7:10

    Content type: Research

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  23. Articles published in the Journal of Organization Design (JOD) from its inception in 2012 until mid-2018 are reviewed and summarized according to their type: research, point of view, translational, case study, re...

    Authors: Charles C. Snow

    Citation: Journal of Organization Design 2018 7:9

    Content type: Research

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  24. Acquisition experience is commonly viewed as an important determinant of subsequent acquisition success. Yet, empirical evidence suggests that acquisition experience may not be positively associated with acqui...

    Authors: Kalin D. Kolev and Jerayr (John) Haleblian

    Citation: Journal of Organization Design 2018 7:8

    Content type: Point of View

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  25. Organizational scholars have shown increasing interest in the ways in which managers enact and respond to competing demands and the tensions they prompt as constitutive elements of their organizations. There is n...

    Authors: Medhanie Gaim, Nils Wåhlin, Miguel Pina e Cunha and Stewart Clegg

    Citation: Journal of Organization Design 2018 7:6

    Content type: Research

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