The myth of the flat start-up: Reconsidering the organizational structure of start-ups – hierarchy is not automatically a bad thing. It depends on what you are trying to optimize for: is it creative or commercial success? The two may not generally be the same.
Asymmetries between partners and the success of university-industry research collaborations – differentiates between two types of success: programmatic and relational. Programmatic success relates to whether the current collaboration is meeting its objectives while relational success concerns whether the parties would still consider future collaboration. So, success in the end can really be about the friends we meet along the way.
Technology legitimacy and the legitimacy of technology: The case of chronic kidney disease therapies – explores how dialysis became an accepted, widespread treatment for chronic kidney disease while another treatment dietary protein restriction became marginalized.
Managing the Development of Complex Product Systems: An Integrative Literature Review – comprehensive review on how to develop new complex products, integrating various perspectives: people, process and product. Research opportunities included:
- People: analyzing communication patterns across team
- Process: managing design projects
- Product: defining product architecture
- People-Process: allocating resources
- People-Product: aligning product with organizational structure
- Product-Process: aligning processes with product performance
- Intersection of all: improving organizational performance through integration