BU398 Chapter Notes - Chapter 5: Uptodate, Organizational Culture, Coevolution
A business can cut across typical boundary lines by forming relationships with other businesses: they create these ecosystems with suppliers, etc. The changing role of management: managers are trying to establish horizontal processes, trying to evolve the organization rather than forcing low prices from suppliers or high prices on customers. Interorganizational framework: chapter 4 resource dependence (decreasing the amount you rely on your external environment) another perspective is having a collaborative network allows you to be more productive and valuable, third perspective is population ecology. How new orgs fill niches left open by established orgs and how a variety of new orgs benefit society: 4th perspective is institutionalism. Explains why and how orgs legitimate themselves in the larger environment. And design structures by borrowing ideas from each other. Orgs succeed by striving for independence and autonomy. Amount of dependence is based on: how important the resource is, how much monopoly power the resource controller has.