TITLE

GAINING ADVANCED MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGIES' BENEFITS: THE ROLES OF ORGANIZATION DESIGN AND CULTURE

AUTHOR(S)
Zammuto, Raymond F.; O'Connor, Edward J.
PUB. DATE
October 1992
SOURCE
Academy of Management Review;Oct92, Vol. 17 Issue 4, p701
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The literature on advanced manufacturing technologies (AMTs) shows that a wide range of outcomes have been experienced by organizations that have adopted these technologies, ranging from implementation failure to increased productivity and enhanced organizational flexibility. This article examines the roles that organization design and culture play in the varying levels of success experienced by AMT-adopting organizations. Several hypotheses are presented on the relationships among culture, structure, and implementation outcomes based on the competing values model of organizational culture.
ACCESSION #
4279062

 

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