Managing the ties between central R & D and business units

The relationship between central R&D (CRD) and the business units (BU) was discussed. Each CRD-BU interface was managed by one person who coordinates the specific BU and the various CRD functions that might interact with it. The negotiation process produces a balance of power between the BU and CRD that was beneficial for innovation.

Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Glass, JT; Ensing, IM; DeSanctis, G

Published Date

  • 2003

Published In

  • Research Technology Management

Volume / Issue

  • 46 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 24 - 31

Citation Source

  • SciVal