Principle-based Organizational Structure: a handbook to help you engineer entrepreneurial thinking and teamwork into organizations of any size

Principle-based Organizational Structure: a handbook to help you engineer entrepreneurial thinking and teamwork into organizations of any sizeLook at any organization chart and know who’s fighting with whom, who’s not making objectives, and who has ulcers! Organizational structure is not a matter of intuition, fads, or simplistic models. And it shouldn’t be based on today’s projects, or the personalities and careers of senior leaders. Structure is an engineering science, with firm principles and constructs. This is the definitive book on that practical science of organizational structure, the culmination of over 30 years of study a…

Handbook of Organizational and Entrepreneurial Ingenuity (Elgar Original Reference) (Research Handbooks in Business and Management Series)

Handbook of Organizational and Entrepreneurial Ingenuity (Elgar Original Reference) (Research Handbooks in Business and Management Series)‘Professors Honig, Lampel and Drori have put together a collection of thought-provoking chapters on ingenuity written by an exciting group of scholars from around the world. The authors critically explore the difficult yet rewarding concept of ingenuity, and then apply this concept to the study of processes such as improvisation, bricolage and jugaad in a range of domains and settings such as sustainability, haute cuisine, dance and microfinance. I would recommend this book to academicians and p…

Research Handbook on Entrepreneurial Opportunities: Reopening the Debate (Research Handbooks in Business and Management series)

Research Handbook on Entrepreneurial Opportunities: Reopening the Debate (Research Handbooks in Business and Management series)With a wide-ranging set of contributions, this book provides a compilation of cutting-edge original research in the field of entrepreneurial opportunities. The book reopens the subject from diverse perspectives focusing on theories and approaches to entrepreneurial opportunities. It provides a brief history of the idea of opportunity and a framework how opportunities develop in space and place. Further, this Research Handbook looks at process and context-based views on the topic. It also include…

Handbook of Organizational and Entrepreneurial Ingenuity (Elgar Original Reference) by Benson Honig (2014-04-28)

Handbook of Organizational and Entrepreneurial Ingenuity (Elgar Original Reference) by Benson Honig (2014-04-28)With a wide-ranging set of contributions, this book provides a compilation of cutting-edge original research in the field of entrepreneurial opportunities. The book reopens the subject from diverse perspectives focusing on theories and approaches to entrepreneurial opportunities. It provides a brief history of the idea of opportunity and a framework how opportunities develop in space and place. Further, this Research Handbook looks at process and context-based views on the topic. It also include…

Research Handbook on Entrepreneurial Teams: Theory and Practice (Research Handbooks in Business and Management series)

Research Handbook on Entrepreneurial Teams: Theory and Practice (Research Handbooks in Business and Management series)‘The book is a much needed foundation into current scholarship on the practice and logic of team formation and function in entrepreneurial situations. The book offers both in-depth and comprehensive views of theory on entrepreneurial teams, as well as examples of current research. I am particularly impressed with the insights offered through a disciplined focus on the contextual aspects of entrepreneurial teams.’- William B. Gartner, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark and California Lutheran Un…

Jeff Immelt and the New GE Way: Innovation, Transformation and Winning in the 21st Century

Jeff Immelt and the New GE Way: Innovation, Transformation and Winning in the 21st CenturyWhen it was announced in late 2000 that Jeff Immelt would be taking the helm of GE, some skeptics were quick to voice their reservations about the future of the company after Jack Welch. Not only were Welch’s shoes particularly large ones to fill, but the economy was dallying with recession, China and India were taking their first giant steps into the global economy, and just four days into Immelt’s tenure came the biggest game changer of all: 9/11. The hand-wringing, it turned out, was all for …