Network governance dynamics impact on intellectual property management: the case of a franchise system
by Wojciech Czakon
International Journal of Intellectual Property Management (IJIPM), Vol. 3, No. 1, 2009

Abstract: Network governance has been mostly viewed by researchers as a static structure, whereas its dynamics remained relatively less understood. These study findings suggest that a purposeful combination of social and bureaucratic coordination mechanisms within network governance impact intellectual property creation and exploitation. Strategic objectives of a bank have been achieved throughout a network formation. Shifts from bureaucracy to socially driven governance had ambiguous impact on intellectual property management.

Online publication date: Wed, 04-Feb-2009

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