Boundary-Spanning in Organizations
Network, Influence and Conflict
|Series title:||Routledge Studies in Management, Organizations and Society Ser.|
|Publication Date:||Aug 2013|
| Book Format:||Hardback|
|List Price:||USD $160.00|
| Book Description: |
In more recent times, the essence of the gatekeeper's role has moved to the 'boundary spanner' - a systems thinker who understands the specific needs and interests of the organization and whose greatest asset is their ability to move across and through the formal and informal features of the modern organization.
There are many types of boundaries associated with an organization, for example, horizontal, (function and expertise), vertical (status, hierarchy), geographic,...