Global Operations Networks in Motion: Managing Configurations and Capabilities

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This paper addresses the phenomenon of global operations networks and how they change

over time. The paper is based on the cases of three Danish companies and their global

operations networks. It finds a number of common patterns highlighting some

organisational effects and managerial challenges the companies face regarding rapid

changes in their networks configurations and capabilities. The paper details the variables

determining these changes and suggests how the on-going interplay between the focal

organisation, its network partners, and their various contextual conditions can be


Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Proceedings of the 16th International Annual EurOMA Conference : Implementation - Realizing Operations Management Knowledge
EditorsMats Johansson, Patrik Jonsson
Number of pages10
PublisherChalmers tekniska högskola
Publication date2009
Publication statusPublished - 2009
EventThe 16th International Annual EurOMA Conference - Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden
Duration: 14 Jun 200917 Jun 2009
Conference number: 16


ConferenceThe 16th International Annual EurOMA Conference
CityChalmers University of Technology


  • Global network configuration
  • Offshoring and offshore outsourcing process
  • Capabilities
  • Case studies


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