Network Relationships Intensity Effects on Organizational Strategy Dimensions: Rationale and a Research Proposal

Katarzyna Piórkowska , Janusz Marek Lichtarski

Abstract

Synthesizing diverse theoretical traditions that influenced studies on inter-organizational networks, it might be envisaged that the paper offers new insights into established literature, specifically it shows a quite different perspective that highlights an organizational strategy rigidly triggered by network relationship intensity.The aim of the paper is to identify the potential impact of node organization's participation in an inter-organizational network on organizational strategy and consequently to develop a conceptual framework in that field addressing the proposals. The main method used is critical literature review. The most salient results of the paper constitute the following proposals: the more intensive network relationships, (1) the higher adjustment to the environment; (2) the weaker resources’ allocation; (3) the weaker orientation to internal growth (4) the shorter time horizon; (5) the less salience of managerial goals, desires, values; (6) the less autonomy and decisions’ reversibility. Furthermore, the moderator and mediator variables have been proposed.
Author Katarzyna Piórkowska (MISaF / IOaM / KSiMZ)
Katarzyna Piórkowska,,
- Katedra Strategii i Metod Zarządzania
, Janusz Marek Lichtarski (MISaF / IOaM / DoSaMM)
Janusz Marek Lichtarski,,
- Department of Strategy and Management Methods
Pages687-699
Publication size in sheets0.6
Book Soliman Khalid S. (eds.): Vision 2020: Sustainable Economic Development and Application of Innovation Management from Regional expansion to Global Growth. Proceedings of the 32nd International Business Information Management Association Conference (IBIMA), 2018, International Business Information Management Association (IBIMA), ISBN 9780999855119, 8422 p.
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Keywords in Englishinter-organizational network, strategy, strategy dimensions
Languageen angielski
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