Francis, David, Bessant, John and Hobday, Michael (2003) Managing Radical Organisational Transformation Management Decision, 41 (1). pp. 18-31. ISSN 0025-1747Full text not available from this repository.
For various reasons organisations can enter a condition that presents them with a “transformational imperative”. This happens when “old” ways of doing business cease to deliver sustainable competitive advantage and usual ways of “putting things right” fail to restore business viability. In this article, we review ten companies that experienced at least one episode of a successful transformation. From cross-case analysis we identify five competencies that appear to be common to successful transformations. We outline how organisations faced with a transformational imperative can build (often temporary) extraordinary management capabilities that facilitate multiple radical re-shaping activities and enable them to undertake radical organisational transformation.
|Item Type:||Journal article|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Competences; Innovation; Leadership; Organizational change|
|Subjects:||N000 Business and Management > N200 Management studies > N210 Management techniques > N215 Change and Innovation|
|DOI (a stable link to the resource):||10.1108/00251740310462023|
|Faculties:||Brighton Business School > Centre for Research in Innovation Management|
|Depositing User:||editor centrim|
|Date Deposited:||19 Aug 2008|
|Last Modified:||15 Apr 2014 15:31|
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