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Thursday, March 24 • 9:00am - 9:45am
Designing for High Performance: Quantifying the Network Organization

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Terrorist networks are surpisingly effective as an organizational form. They are a model for conventional hierarchies that need to become more flexible and adaptive. Networks are often the invisible structure or "connective tissue" that is underlying the operation of conventional hierarchies.

How flexible is your organization? We can use graph theory to quantify the network properties of an organization. We can evaluate the flexibility of various industrial sectors, business entities, and operating units. This session will provide insight into the hidden world of network structures and the potential for improving organizational effectiveness through graph theory and network analysis.

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David Quimby

Principal, Innovation Radiation
I am a mathematical economist and systems analyst. I have rotated through various cycles at the extremes of large enterprise and small enterprise as a technology executive and a software entrepreneur. My expertise includes knowledge management, technological forecasting, and systematic... Read More →

Thursday March 24, 2016 9:00am - 9:45am CDT
1) SCH127 (Schulze 1st)