Get 20M+ Full-Text Papers For Less Than $1.50/day. Start a 14-Day Trial for You or Your Team.

Learn More →

3M

3M Spotlights the 3M organization and its progress - from its 1902 beginnings to the present day success story - through backing ideas through to the development of world-class products by organic growth. Contends that 3M's group structure seems to be quite hierarchical, with a CEO, sector heads, ranges of groups which include divisions, departments, business units and project teams within departments. Goes on to expand on these in greater depth. Concludes 3M has an exceptionally high-trust culture with lots of trust enabling horizontal information flows and assistance between the various units of 3M. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png The Antidote Emerald Publishing

Loading next page...
 
/lp/emerald-publishing/3m-kj3N0ta4fZ
Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © 1999 MCB UP Ltd. All rights reserved.
ISSN
1363-8483
DOI
10.1108/EUM0000000006638
Publisher site
See Article on Publisher Site

Abstract

Spotlights the 3M organization and its progress - from its 1902 beginnings to the present day success story - through backing ideas through to the development of world-class products by organic growth. Contends that 3M's group structure seems to be quite hierarchical, with a CEO, sector heads, ranges of groups which include divisions, departments, business units and project teams within departments. Goes on to expand on these in greater depth. Concludes 3M has an exceptionally high-trust culture with lots of trust enabling horizontal information flows and assistance between the various units of 3M.

Journal

The AntidoteEmerald Publishing

Published: Mar 1, 1999

Keywords: Organic organizations; Group dynamics; 3M

There are no references for this article.