Exploring the Organizational Design for Resilience and Foresight

XXIII ISPIM Conference, Barcelona, Spain

Posted: 6 Aug 2012 Last revised: 30 Nov 2012

See all articles by Cinzia Battistella

Cinzia Battistella

Università degli Studi di Udine

Alberto De Toni

affiliation not provided to SSRN

Date Written: June 18, 2012

Abstract

The present paper focuses on the organization for Corporate Foresight (CF): how the companies design their organization to anticipate future trends and detect weak signals. The research focuses on a multiple case-study in the telecommunication industry. Through a comparison of eight international companies that perform CF with different performance levels, the paper highlights the organizational variables that characterize an organization for CF and these variables have been related to CF performance measures. This conducted to a set of hypothesis that relate organization and performance.

Keywords: organizational design, corporate foresight, innovation, strategic process, multiple case study

Suggested Citation

Battistella, Cinzia and De Toni, Alberto, Exploring the Organizational Design for Resilience and Foresight (June 18, 2012). XXIII ISPIM Conference, Barcelona, Spain, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2124947

Cinzia Battistella (Contact Author)

Università degli Studi di Udine ( email )

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Udine, 33100
Italy

Alberto De Toni

affiliation not provided to SSRN

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