CHAPTER 7

Optimizing Resources and Technologies Through the Organization as a Network of Projects

The implication of Network Theory for organizations is profound; when we examine an organization in this light, we can see that there is an inherent network-like nature, and we can analyze its behavior and development with new understanding. More importantly, this knowledge allows us to consciously design, manage, and operate the organization with a much higher level of optimization, overcoming silos and artificial barriers. This will inevitably accelerate flow and also the successful adoption of new technologies. This optimization is not only relevant for organizations but entire supply chains. We have come to call this organizational model the ...

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