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Table 2 Contributions of research articles

From: Research in Journal Of Organization Design, 2012–2018

Study Contribution
Galbraith (2012) Describes the evolution of enterprise organization designs and predicts the next emphasis to be big data
Levitt (2012) Illustrates how computational modeling can be used to extend the boundaries of organization design theory
Mathews (2012)* Discusses how supra-firm industrial structures affect firms’ economic performance
Waddell (2012) Discusses how global action networks can address global social challenges
Keinz, Hienerth, and Lettl (2012) Discusses organization designs for user-centered, open innovation processes
Gallo and Burton (2012)* Presents a simulation study of how an organization should respond to an environmental shock
Luo and Donaldson (2013)* Identifies specific conditions under which information processing can compensate for misfit
Langer (2013) Describes a process for organizations to assimilate young talent from underserved populations
DeWaard, Volberda, and Soeters (2013) Identifies modular organizing and organizational sensing as main drivers of organizational responsiveness
Kale and Puranam (2013)* Examines how inter-firm relationships are and ought to be designed
Turkulainen and Ketokivi (2013)* Examines the mechanisms that link organizational integration to organizational effectiveness
Galbraith (2014) Discusses the activities of leading-edge firms in developing a big data analytics capability
Berner, Graupner, and Maedche (2014) Discusses how big data requires the transformation from command and control hierarchies to post-bureaucratic organizational structures
Grossman and Siegel (2014) Presents a framework for determining how analytics capability should be distributed within an organization
Koufteros, Peng, and Peters (2014) Examines the effects of organization structure on cross-functional, supplier, and customer integration
Helfat and Karim (2014)* Presents a normative theory in which the effectiveness of organization design and redesign depends on the characteristics of organizational routines
Nissen (2014) Discusses the concept of organizational fit in dynamic environments
Cummings and Kiesler (2014) Applies organization theory to the scientific endeavors of public and private research organizations
Slinger and Morrison (2014) Argues that big data will change organization structures but not organization design processes
Bøe-Lillegraven (2014) Examines exploration and exploitation activities in the newspaper industry in order to determine the main causal factors of firm performance
de Waal and van der Heijden (2015) Investigates the role performance management plays in creating and maintaining a high-performance organization
Keers and van Fenema (2015) Explores the role of stakeholder values management on inter-organizational design
Brix and Peters (2015) Presents a case study of how a high-uncertainty innovation project induced changes in the organization’s design
Hunter (2015)* Compares the information processing and social network perspectives on organization structure and its relation to firm performance
Stea, Foss, and Foss (2015) Discusses the relationship between organization design and managerial delegation
Bobbink, Hartmann, and Dewulf (2016) Discusses the role of organization design in forming inter-organizational collaborations
Es-Sajjade and Wilkins (2017) Uses social interdependence theory to examine how design shapes behavior and how behavior influences design
Snow, Fjeldstad, and Langer (2017) Provides a conceptual framework for the design of digital organizations
Koch and Windsperger (2017) Presents a network-centric framework that helps firms design strategies that achieve competitive advantage in a digital economy
Heine and Kerk (2017) Discusses the role of arbitration in resolving conflicts in inter-organizational processes
Kadenic (2017) Develops a conceptual model of transitioning from an economic cluster to a collaborative community
Gaim et al. (2018) Develops a classification scheme for comparing competing demands in organizations
Burton and Obel (2018) Argues for a science-based theory of organization design that relies heavily on observation and experimentation
Kang et al. (2018)* Discusses the role of uncertainty and controversy in the theory of the firm
  1. *Empirical article