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, Volume 55, Issue 2, pp 85–111 | Cite as

Zusammenarbeit zwischen organisatorischen Gruppen: Ein Literaturüberblick über die Intergroup Relations-, Schnittstellen- und Boundary Spanning-Forschung

  • Katharina Weinkauf
  • Martin Högl
  • Hans Georg Gemünden
  • Katharina Hölzle
State-of-the-Art-Artikel

Zusammenfassung

Die Zusammenarbeit zwischen organisatorischen Gruppen (Abteilungen, Projektteams etc.) leistet einen entscheidenden Beitrag zur Effizienz und Effektivität von Unternehmen. Drei Forschungsströme liefern wichtige Erkenntnisse hinsichtlich der Zusammenarbeit zwischen organisatorischen Gruppen. In diesem Beitrag werden der gegenwärtige Forschungsstand (State-of-the-Art) zu Intergroup Relations, Schnittstellenmanagement und Boundary Spanning zusammengefasst und Massnahmen zur Förderung der Zusammenarbeit zwischen organisatorischen Gruppen abgeleitet. Der Beitrag schliesst mit einer zusammenfassenden Würdigung, in der Unterschiede und Gemeinsamkeiten der Forschungsrichtungen aufgezeigt werden. Darüber hinaus werden wichtige Themen für notwendige weitere Forschung zur Zusammenarbeit zwischen Gruppen skizziert.

Schlüsselwörter

Gruppen Intergroup Relations Boundary Spanning organisationale Schnittstellen 

Abstract

The quality of collaboration between organizational groups (departments, project teams, etc.) contributes decisively to an organization’s efficiency and effectiveness. Three research streams provide important insights regarding the cooperation between organizational groups. This article summarizes the state of the art in research on Intergroup Relations, Interdepartmental Interaction, and Boundary Spanning and derives recommendations for the management of intergroup collaboration based on each research stream. Moreover, the article identifies the differences and similarities between the three research streams and closes with an outlook on necessary future research.

Keywords

Groups Intergroup Relations Boundary Spanning Interdepartmental Interfaces 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Katharina Weinkauf
    • 1
  • Martin Högl
    • 2
  • Hans Georg Gemünden
    • 3
  • Katharina Hölzle
    • 3
  1. 1.StuttgartGermany
  2. 2.Lehrstuhl für Führung und PersonalmanagementWissenschaftliche Hochschule für Unternehmensführung (WHU)VallendarGermany
  3. 3.Institut für Technologie- und InnovationsmanagementTechnische Universität BerlinBerlinGermany

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