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Versteeg, Max (author)
Organizations that do not embrace digital transformation may find themselves falling behind on competitors and losing out on potential innovation and growth opportunities. As the business environment is changing at an unprecedented pace, it is becoming increasingly important to balance continuity and change to achieve long-term success. By...
master thesis 2023
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Nieuwenhuis, E.M. (author), de Bruijn, J.A. (author), Cuppen, Eefje (author), Langeveld, J.G. (author)
Urban water systems worldwide need integrated, cross-sectoral innovations to anticipate developments like climate change and population growth. Development and implementation of such innovations is challenging due to the operational and sectoral mindset of organizations in which these innovations take place. This study uses the concept of...
journal article 2023
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MISHRA PARASNATH, PUNITH (author)
Diversity as a topic is increasingly becoming important aspect of organizations and society in general. Team diversity could bring different perspectives and thus diverse teams could reap the benefits such as better performance, innovation, and problem-solving abilities. Teams face challenge of deciding between alignment activities focused on...
master thesis 2021
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Ortiz Deveaux, Roberto (author)
The management of Small & Medium Enterprises (SMEs) might represent a challenge. There are several concepts that affect the performance of SMEs. One is ambidexterity, which refers to the balance of activities for explorative and exploitative innovation. Another concept is diversity which encompasses differences in gender, age, cultural and...
master thesis 2021
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Tumkur Venkatesh, Aishwarya (author)
The study aims to add to the existing knowledge base on individual ambidexterity by adopting a trait-based approach. As this area of individual ambidexterity is still comparatively new, limited study has been undertaken on the internal factors that determine individual ambidexterity. Further the study addresses the degree to which personality...
master thesis 2021
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Werker, C. (author), Hopp, Christian (author)
Scholars’ balancing act between research and application leads to trade-offs between commercial and research output. Yet what some scholars may consider as poles apart might lead to super-additive outcomes for others. Based on a survey carried out at three leading European universities of technology we investigate the influence of scholars’...
journal article 2020
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Arellano Coria, David (author)
This thesis report represents the result of a graduation project for the master programme Strategic Product Design at the Delft University of Technology in collaboration with the Digital division of KLM Royal Dutch Airlines. <br/>This project aimed at changing the Organizational Culture of KLM Digital. This due to the perceived lack of...
master thesis 2019
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Davidse, Max (author)
Organisations find it more and more difficult to deal with our changing times, as our world has drastically changed over the last decades. This has led us to believe that organisational theory and practice from the last decades just does not hold up anymore. They have created organisations that made sense then, but do not necessarily now....
master thesis 2019
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Fernandez Hernando, Blanca (author)
This master thesis is written for the master program Strategic Product Design with the Belgian company Barco NV as a client. At the beginning, the main objective was to gain a better understanding on the current situation of the organization around foresight activities, their barriers and challenges. The aim was to later develop a solution that...
master thesis 2019
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Ferrigno, Luca (author)
Today’s market environment is characterized by increasing competition. This competition forces incumbents to innovate if they want to sustain their competitive advantage. Large enterprises start to adopt methodologies pioneered within the startup world, like the lean startup methodology, the innovate. The adoption of this methodology has proven...
master thesis 2018
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Dubbeld, Maarten (author)
Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) tend to focus upon short-term profit in a crisis period, however the EU advised SMEs’ to invest in innovation and quality of products. How SMEs balance between these two contradicting strategies is seldom addressed. Therefore, this study explores how SMEs align their organization upon short term...
master thesis 2018
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Stoimenova, Niya (author)
By 2027 75% of today’s Fortune 500 companies will be gone. Randomly pursuing different ideas and hoping that at least one of them can turn into something innovative is not enough anymore. We need to design organizations that can continuously create human-centered innovation. The construct of design-led ambidexterity (DLA) can support us in doing...
master thesis 2017
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Risolo, Marcello (author)
The aviation industry is a fast moving and extremely competitive environment, where companies need to continuously invest in order to be at the forefront of innovation in the eyes of the customers, hence always delivering an excellent service. <br/>This graduation project was carried out at KLM, the Royal Dutch Airlines, in the department of the...
master thesis 2017
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Stoimenova, Niya (author), de Lille, C.S.H. (author)
Organisational ambidexterity is considered a crucial capability for long term firm survival and development. However, adopting and successfully implementing it presents multiple challenges. Furthermore, despite being increasingly popular in the last two decades, the role design can play in achieving it is notably missing from the discussion....
conference paper 2017
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Chandrasekaran, R.M. (author)
In today’s world agile software development has been embraced more and more in software service industry. Though the agile practices have gained widespread popularity in the recent years, there are quite a number of concerns in scaling the agile practices from team level to the entire enterprise. Few frameworks such as Scaled Agile Framework ...
master thesis 2016
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Kuitert, L. (author), Volker, L. (author), Hermans, M.H. (author)
In an environment with large interdependencies like the construction industry, projectbased public construction organisations are challenged to seek for 'new' ways to safeguard public values and project outcomes. Public bodies increasingly depend on private parties to achieve public values. Hence, due to the character of their tasks, they...
conference paper 2016
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Janssen, M.F.W.H.A. (author), van der Voort, H.G. (author)
Organizations are expected to adapt within a short time to deal with changes that might become disruptive if not adequately dealt with. Yet many organizations are unable to adapt effectively or quickly due to the established institutional arrangements and patterns of decision-making and governance. Adaptive governance should enhance the...
journal article 2016
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Matheus, R. (author), Janssen, M.F.W.H.A. (author)
Governments are often putting their efforts in the operation and execution of existing services without having the means to innovate. Ambidexterity is the ability to operate existing services and to innovate at the same time Ambidexterity is a concept originating from organizational studies in the private sector and is hardly used in the public...
conference paper 2016
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De Boer, B.J.H. (author)
Many renowned organizations have come and go in past decades because markets in which they once thrived changed. Many factors can play a role why established organizations are slow to understand and react on external changes that create paradigm shifts. This is a universal dilemma; however established project-based organizations struggle in...
master thesis 2015
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Van der Voort, H.G. (author), De Bruijn, J.A. (author), Sidorova, Y. (author), Arnaboldi, M. (author)
One major strategy to incorporate social media in the organizational structure is erecting a ‘social media hub’, a relatively independent organization within a standing organization. The standing organization with its divisions do not change, but the hub has considerable possibilities to operate independently within and in between these...
conference paper 2014
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