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Creating the Optimal R&D Organization

Creating the Optimal R&D Organization

Designing R&D organizational structures, processes and governance to enhance business value

Driven by the need to respond to global hyper-competition and the increasing clock speed of technological change, companies are relying heavily on their R&D functions to accelerate innovation whilst maintaining tight budgets. However organizational structures for R&D in large international companies are often sub-optimal, and act as a major barrier to performance improvement. From our extensive work with the R&D functions of global companies we have identified 8 imperatives to ensure a successful transformation across the three dimensions Structure, Governance and Process.

Released: October 2014

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