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Organizational design and agile software development : the effects of modularity on effective communication and collaboration

Hutten, Elody (2015) Organizational design and agile software development : the effects of modularity on effective communication and collaboration.

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Abstract:The current study investigated the influence of a modular organizational design on communication in an agile environment. It is proposed that communication boundaries are increased by creating modules of a software development team. The results revealed that, indeed, a modular organizational design created communication boundaries between these modules which decreased effective communication and collaboration.
Item Type:Essay (Master)
Faculty:BMS: Behavioural, Management and Social Sciences
Subject:85 business administration, organizational science
Programme:Business Administration MSc (60644)
Link to this item:http://purl.utwente.nl/essays/66960
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