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Publisher: Springer
ISBN10: 6610312117 ISBN13: 9786610312115 DDC: 658.4/06 LCC: HD58.9 Edition: (electronic bk.)

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Title from e-book title screen (viewed October 16, 2007). Includes bibliographical references (p. [387]-406) and index. Cover -- Preface -- Table of Contents -- PROLOGUE -- 1 INTRODUCTION -- 1.1 Challenges for Industrial Management -- 1.2 Problem Domain -- 1.3 Outline of Research -- 1.4 Summary -- 2 STAGNATION AND EVOLUTION IN INDUSTRY -- 2.1 Social-Economical Development of the Netherlands -- 2.2 Growth of the Aviation Industry -- 2.3 Indications about Industrial Change -- 2.4 Summary -- 3 EVOLUTION AS MODEL FOR BUSINESS GROWTH -- 3.1 Social-economical Perspectives -- 3.2 Organisational Ecology -- 3.3 Evolution of Organisations -- 3.4 Developmental Pathways for Organisations -- 3.5 Flexibility and Changeability -- 3.6 Brief Review of Existing Evolutionary Approaches -- 3.7 Summary -- 4 RESEARCH OBJECTIVES AND METHODOLOGY -- 4.1 Research Objectives and Proposition -- 4.2 Research Domain -- 4.3 Research Methodology -- 4.4 Summary -- PART I: EVOLUTIONARY MODELS FOR ORGANISATIONS -- 5 INTERACTION BETWEEN ORGANISATION AND ENVIRONMENT AS EVOLUTIONARY PROCESS -- 5.1 Homeostasis and Change -- 5.2 Comparing Organisations and Organisms -- 5.3 Dynamics of the Environment -- 5.4 Summary -- 6 EVOLUTIONARY MODELS FOR GENETIC VARIATION -- 6.1 Incremental Variation as Base for Gradual Change -- 6.2 Disruption as Base for the Punctuated Equilibrium -- 6.3 Emergence of Macromutations -- 6.4 Evolutionary Processes at Different Levels -- 6.5 Conversion of Variation to the Domain of Organisations -- 6.6 Summary -- 7 LANDSCAPE FITNESS AND ADAPTATION -- 7.1 Natural Selection -- 7.2 Landscape Fitness -- 7.3 Game Theories and Adaptations to the Environment -- 7.4 Autopoiesis -- 7.5 Selection and Landscape Fitness for the Domain of Organisations -- 7.6 Summary -- 8 REFERENCE MODEL AND HYPOTHESES FOR THE EVOLUTION OF ORGANISATIONS -- 8.1 Internal Processes and Structures Interacting with the Environment -- 8.2 Hypotheses linked to the Evolutionary Biological Models -- 8.3 Review of the Existing Models for Evolution of Organisations -- 8.4 Summary -- 9 CONCLUDING EVOLUTIONARY BIOLOGY -- 9.1 Streams of Thought -- 9.2 View of the Creationists -- 9.3 Adaptation of Industrial Organisations to the Dynamics of the Environment -- 9.4 Further Research into the Evolution of Organisations -- PART II: REVIEW OF MANAGEMENT APPROACHES -- 10 TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT AND INNOVATION -- 10.1 Technological Discontinuity -- 10.2 Product Innovation as Key Point for Adapting -- 10.3 Implementation of Technology and Innovation -- 10.4 Adaptation Capability of Technology and Innovation -- 10.5 Summary -- 11 PROCESS INNOVATION AND BUSINESS PROCESS RE-ENGINEERING -- 11.1 Process Innovation for Meeting Performance Requirements -- 11.2 Implementation of Process Innovation and Business Process Re-Engineering... -- 11.3 Adaptation Capability of Process Innovation and Business Process Re- Engineering -- 11.4 Summary -- 12 LEARNING ORGANISATION AND KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT -- 12.1 Learning Organisation -- 12.2 Knowledge Management -- 12.3 Continuous Improvement -- 12.4 Implementation of Learning Organisation and Knowledge Management... -- 12.5 Adaptation Capability of the Learning Organisation, Knowledge Management, and Continuous Improvement -- 12.6 S ummary -- 13 PRELUDIN. Electronic reproduction.UK :MyiLibrary,2007.

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  • LCC: HD58.9
  • Dewey Decimal: 658.4/06

Book Details

  • Language: eng
  • Physical Description: xxv, 522 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
  • Edition Info: (electronic bk.)

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