Managing the ties between central R & D and business units

Journal Article (Journal Article)

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.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

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

Published Date

  • January 1, 2003

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 46 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 24 - 31

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0895-6308

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1080/08956308.2003.11671541

Citation Source

  • Scopus