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    Spanning traditional boundaries: organization and control of embedded operations

    Berry, Anthony J. (1994) Spanning traditional boundaries: organization and control of embedded operations. Leadership and organization development journal, 15 (7). pp. 4-10. ISSN 0143-7739

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    In management texts, management and control of operations is handled through the establishment of models and budgets of various kinds. Takes a broader view of operations. Follows this by consideration of modes of control for networks. Then considers financial control and clan control issues in embedded networks or chains of operations. In the first section develops some of the characteristics of the embedded firm. Follows this by a discussion of the problem of control in and out of chains of embedded firms. Examines the issues for financial control. Finally explores the social and organizational processes within and between partners in such chains.

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