Loading…
This event has ended. View the official site or create your own event → Check it out
This event has ended. Create your own
Registration open daily from 8am - 6pm.  Please join us for the #ISSS2015 #Roundtable at 7.45am each morning.

View analytic
Wednesday, August 5 • 17:00 - 18:00
Corporate Level Managerial Knowledge as a Complex Adaptive System

Sign up or log in to save this to your schedule and see who's attending!

Managing a single business demands knowing about how to create and sustain its competitive advantage. Managing multibusiness firms additionally requires coordinating business diversity and capturing synergies that increases managerial complexity. Those challenges demand a different kind of knowledge. Based on a qualitative research, this paper presents a conceptual model of this knowledge as a complex adaptive system (CAS).  As a CAS, multilevel agents, synergy stimulus, adaptive responses and action systems compose this knowledge. Corporate level managerial knowledge characterizes as tacit, collective, integrative and collaborative. The research used a case study approach in a Colombian multibusiness firm, focusing on the top management team. The resulting approach helps to enhance the conception of corporate level managerial knowledge and this approach facilitates decision-making decentralization.

Keywords: Complex Adaptive Systems (CAS), Multibusiness Firm, Managerial Knowledge, Corporate Strategy

 


Presenter / Artist
LM

Luz Maria Rivas

PhD Student, Universidad EAFIT
ISSS Student


Wednesday August 5, 2015 17:00 - 18:00
Stockholm 2 Scandic Berlin Potsdamer Platz, Gabriele-Tergit-Promenade 19, 10963 Berlin, Germany

Attendees (2)