Toward the Flexible Form: How to Remain Vital in Hypercompetitive Environments

@inproceedings{Volberda1996TowardTF,
  title={Toward the Flexible Form: How to Remain Vital in Hypercompetitive Environments},
  author={Henk W. Volberda},
  year={1996}
}
Hypercompetition has received much attention, but an important question has not been answered: What organizational forms lead to success in hypercompetitive environments? Hypercompetition forces firms to move more quickly and boldly and to experiment in ways that do not conform to traditional administrative theory. Bureaucratic vertical forms severely hamper the ability to respond to accelerating competition. Flexible forms, in contrast, can respond to a wide variety of changes in the… CONTINUE READING

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