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The Dynamics of the Diversified Corporation and the Role of Central Management of Technology

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This paper discusses 1) the generic forces that drive the evolution of diversifiedindustrial corporations and their implications for the corporate technology base, 2) thechanging role of the central R&D lab in the context of these forces, and 3) the role ofmanagement of technology in promoting dynamic coherence in diversified - and highlydecentralized - corporations. The line of argument in the paper is illustrated by an indepthcase-study of Danfoss, a Danish multi-divisional corporation operating withinmechatronical markets.

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Frøslev Christensen Jens

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eng

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http://hdl.handle.net/10398/8109

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