The Emergence of New Organization Designs. Evidences from Self-Managed Team-Based Organizations

  • Maria Carmela Annosi
  • Luca Giustiniano
  • Federica Brunetta
  • Mats Magnusson


New organization designs emerge continuously in highly dynamic innovation context to improve readiness to change. The adoption of self-managing teams operating cross-functionally on a bulk of products, together with the reduction of vertical layers in the organization, seems to be a common strategy for many organizations aiming to achieve higher level of efficacy and shorter lead times. Authors explore the extent to which new micro-and meso-level organizational forms contribute to the achievement of organizational efficiency, and produce secondary effects on long-term innovation goals.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Maria Carmela Annosi
    • 1
  • Luca Giustiniano
    • 2
  • Federica Brunetta
    • 2
  • Mats Magnusson
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Social Sciences and Management StudiesWageningen University and ResearchWageningenThe Netherlands
  2. 2.Department of Business and Management and LUISS Business SchoolLUISS Guido Carli UniversityRomeItaly
  3. 3.KTH Royal Institute of TechnologyStockholmSweden

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