How Does Management Innovation Affect Performance of an Organization?

  • Haifen Lin


Both product and management innovations are crucial for survival and development of organizations, and how to effectively align them for maximum benefit is challenging today’s managers. As complex products with a separate brand identity need additional organizational support, this chapter explores how management innovation supports the process of complex product innovation. A case study of Lexus Motor included four years of data collection through unprecedented access to operations and internal records. Consequently, five explicit management innovations and five implicit management innovations were identified, and a framework showing how these explicit management innovations support the product innovation process through implicit management innovations was set up.


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  1. 1.Faculty of Management and EconomicsDalian University of TechnologyDalianChina

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