The Strategic Community-based Firm by M. Kodama

The Strategic Community-based Firm

byM. Kodama

Hardcover | December 7, 2006

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This book describes the "strategic community" concept, which integrates knowledge possessed by people, groups, or organizations across organizational boundaries to create new products and services, or new business models. Through detailed case studies of Japanese high-tech industries, including joint product innovation with US-based companies, the author suggests that strategy, organization and leadership that realizes knowledge integration across multiple organizational boundaries represents the dynamic view of strategy that a company needs to obtain organizational capability with a competitive edge.

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MITSURU KODAMA is Professor of Information and Management in the College of Commerce and Graduate School of Business Administration at Nihon University, Japan. He has worked as a marketer, a planning engineer and an innovation management researcher. His research interests focus on innovation, technology management, knowledge managemen...
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Title:The Strategic Community-based FirmFormat:HardcoverDimensions:254 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.03 inPublished:December 7, 2006Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:023000685X

ISBN - 13:9780230006850

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Table of Contents

Introduction * Theoretical Framework of the Research * Dialectical Management in a Large Corporation * Managing Networked Strategic Communities among Large Corporations * Managing Paradox in a Large Corporation * Dynamic View of Strategy in a Large Corporation * Boundary Management: Creation of a New Business Model * Dynamic View of Networked Strategic Communities in a High Velocity Environment * Innovation across Different Industries: The Japanese Automobile Industry * Innovation by Strategic Community-Based Firms * Towards the Realization of Strategic Community-Based Firms: Implications for Researchers and Practitioners