- Glass, Jeffrey T. and Ensing, Ingrid Morris and DeSanctis, Gerardine, Managing the ties between central R and D and business units,
Research Technology Management, vol. 46 no. 1
pp. 24 - 31 .
(last updated on 2007/04/17)
The relationship between central R and D (CRD) and the business units (BU) was discussed. Each CRD-BU interface was managed by one person who coordinates the specific BU and the various CRD functions that might interact with it. The negotiation process produces a balance of power between the BU and CRD that was beneficial for innovation.
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