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Managing Dynamics in Corporate Networks

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ABSTRACT

A crucial issue in collaborating in manufacturing corporate networks between different companies is to identify to what extent different strategic and operational decisions need to be coordinated between the involved companies. In this paper, we elaborate on the issue of synchronization and coordination of information flow based on interconnectivities between companies in order to coordinate a corporate network by the means of DSM, Dependence Structure Matrix. The results show that DSM can be used to identify interconnectivities, dependencies on information flow among actors in a network and to identify which information needs to be shared between companies in the network.

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M. Danilovic and M. Winroth, "Managing Dynamics in Corporate Networks," World Journal of Engineering and Technology, Vol. 2 No. 1, 2014, pp. 32-40. doi: 10.4236/wjet.2014.21004.

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