List of Figures and Tables ix Preface xiii 1. Introduction 1 2. The Star Model 15 3. Single-Business Strategy and Functional Organization 57 4. Designing the Lateral Organization 89 5. Types of Single-Business Strategy 107 6. The Reconfigurable Functional Organization 131 7. Designing the Network Organization 149 8. Multibusiness Strategy and Organization 185 9. The Mixed Model 205 10. Adding Value 217 11. The Value-Adding Conglomerates 235 12. Synergy Portfolio Strategies 255 13. Organizational Design Challenges and Opportunities Resulting from Big Data 285 Bibliography 301 About the Author 307 Index 309
JAY R. GALBRAITH is president and founder of Galbraith Management Consultants, an international consulting firm that specializes in solving strategy and organizational design challenges across corporate, business unit, and international levels. He is also an affiliated research scientist at the Center for Effective Organizations at the University of Southern California and professor emeritus at the International Institute for Management Development (IMD) in Lausanne, Switzerland.
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