Effective organization and management of technology assimilation - The case of Taiwanese information technology firms
UNSPECIFIED. (1998) Effective organization and management of technology assimilation - The case of Taiwanese information technology firms. INDUSTRIAL MARKETING MANAGEMENT, 27 (3). pp. 213-227. ISSN 0019-8501Full text not available from this repository.
This article examines organizational and management factors influencing technology assimilation in Taiwanese information technology firms. The findings of this empirical research show that effectiveness is significantly higher when multidisciplinary and multifunctional teams are involved in technology assimilation. An organization structure providing an environment that encourages communication, coordination, and openness is also found to facilitate technology assimilation. Furthermore, networking and flexibility brought about by modern information technologies are shown to be important in achieving the right conditions for effective technology assimilation Managing the interaction between the source and recipient of technology is another critical activity determining the effectiveness of technology assimilation. (C) 1998 Elsevier Science Inc.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||H Social Sciences > HF Commerce
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
|Journal or Publication Title:||INDUSTRIAL MARKETING MANAGEMENT|
|Publisher:||ELSEVIER SCIENCE INC|
|Number of Pages:||15|
|Page Range:||pp. 213-227|
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