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Various Kinds of Networks of Partners: A Proposal for a Classification Scheme

Various Kinds of Networks of Partners: A Proposal for a Classification Scheme

Year: 2011

Section: Design Collaboration and Communication

Editor: Chakrabarti, A.

Author: Maranzana,Nicolas; Gartiser,Nathalie; Caillaud,Emmanuel

Section: Design Collaboration and Communication

Pages: 719-727

Abstract

In order to be competitive in the current industrial context, companies need to refocus their efforts on key activities and skills where they have an edge over competitors. For all the component parts of their overall performance, they must support close relationships with other firms. In this paper, we present and characterize the various organization modes allowing companies to assemble. Furthermore, we propose a classification of network-based organization modes

Keywords: Network, Design, Learning, Innovation, Organization.

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Design is ubiquitous; it pervades almost all spheres of life, and has been around as long as life has taken up the task of purposefully changing the world around it. Research in design and the emergence of a research community in this area has been relatively new, its development influenced by the multiple facets of design (human, artefact, process, organisation, and the micro- and macro economy by which design is shaped) and the associated diversification of the community into those focusing on...

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