Chapter 5. The Structural Components of an R&D Organisation

  1. Dr. Peter Bamfield

Published Online: 28 AUG 2006

DOI: 10.1002/3527608834.ch5

Research and Development in the Chemical and Pharmaceutical Industry, Third, Completely Revised and Enlarged Edition

Research and Development in the Chemical and Pharmaceutical Industry, Third, Completely Revised and Enlarged Edition

How to Cite

Bamfield, P. (2006) The Structural Components of an R&D Organisation, in Research and Development in the Chemical and Pharmaceutical Industry, Third, Completely Revised and Enlarged Edition, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, FRG. doi: 10.1002/3527608834.ch5

Author Information

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Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 AUG 2006
  2. Published Print: 7 AUG 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527317752

Online ISBN: 9783527608836

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Keywords:

  • research and development (R&D);
  • chemical and pharmaceutical industry;
  • organising an innovative environment;
  • structural components;
  • functional organisation;
  • strategic business unit;
  • internal organisation of R&D;
  • R&D work groups;
  • global R&D;
  • outsourcing R&D

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Organisational Environments for R&D

    • The Functional Organisation

      • Corporate R&D

      • New Business Venture Groups

    • The Strategic Business Unit

    • The R&D Contractor

    • The Matrix

    • Organisational Comparisons

  • The Internal Organisation of R&D

    • R&D Work Groups

    • Technical Management of Work Groups

  • Global R&D

  • Outsourcing R&D

    • The One Stop Shop

    • The Virtual R&D Company