TITLE

Organizational learning: Implications of a virtual research and development organization

AUTHOR(S)
Adler, Terry R.; Zirger, B.J.
PUB. DATE
June 1998
SOURCE
American Business Review;Jun98, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p51
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Proposes a structure called the virtual research and development organization for product development organization. Primary component of a successful product development; Advantages of the proposed structure; Traditional structure of Research and Development (R&D); Difference of the proposed structure from traditional R&D; Example of the virtual organization.
ACCESSION #
694997

 

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