Explaining Management Innovation Pervasiveness: The Role of Internal Antecedents

Mie Harder

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    Abstract

    Management innovation is the introduction of new management practices, processes, techniques or organizational structures that significantly alter the way the work of management is performed. This paper
    examines a particular characteristic of management innovation: i.e. pervasiveness. Based on the behavioral theory of the firm, the determinants of firms’ adoption of pervasive management innovations are explored. I find that performance shortfalls have a direct positive effect on the pervasiveness of adopted innovations. Likewise, I find a direct effect of education level, richness of internal communication and CEO novelty onpervasiveness.
    Original languageEnglish
    Place of PublicationFrederiksberg
    PublisherCopenhagen Business School [wp]
    Number of pages31
    ISBN (Print)9788791815669
    Publication statusPublished - 2011
    SeriesSMG Working Paper
    Number4/2011

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    Harder, M. (2011). Explaining Management Innovation Pervasiveness: The Role of Internal Antecedents . Copenhagen Business School [wp]. SMG Working Paper, No. 4/2011