A blog about creating and running successful innovation processes

Management control and the decentralization of R&D

What are the organizational conditions influencing the allocation of decision rights made by headquarters of multinational corporations to their foreign R&D subsidiaries?  One recent study has some interesting findings in this issue. If the specific R&D activities in question are more early stage and exploratory…

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The capital structure implications on innovation

In one paper, a researcher argues that consideration of firm strategy can help illuminate the choices managers make between debt and equity financing. Within an industry, the form of competition that each firm chooses will determine the strategic value to the firm of maintaining financial…

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