Zammuto, Raymond F.; O'Connor, Edward J.
October 1992
Academy of Management Review;Oct92, Vol. 17 Issue 4, p701
Academic Journal
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.


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