Journal of Organization Design Vol. 3, No. 1 Now Online!


The special issue stems from papers presented at the World Summit on Big Data and Organization Design, which was held at the Université Panthéon-Sorbonne (Paris) on May 16-17, 2013. Initiated by the Organizational Design Community (ODC) and co-sponsored by IBM, the Interdisciplinary Center for Organizational Architecture (ICOA) at Aarhus university (Denmark), and the Université Panthéon-Sorbonne, the conference featured 11 keynote and distinguished speakers and included 130 participants from 26 countries. The speakers and participants represented academia, business, and government. Seventy-four papers co-authored by the 130 participants were accepted by the Organizing Committee.

The articles in this special issue offer a selection of the issues and opportunities posed by big data and their implications for organizations. This special issues include three research articles, two point of view articles, and one case study.

We are very excited about this new publication and hope you find the content interesting.


Table of Contents - Vol. 3, No. 1

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Special Issue: Big Data

Introduction by Richard M. Burton, Dolly Mastrangelo, Fabrizio Salvador

Research Article

Organizational Design Challenges and Opportunities Resulting From Big Data by Jay Galbraith

The Information Panopticon in the Big Data Era by Martin Berner, Enrico Graupner, Alexander Maedche

Organizational Models for Big Data and Analytics by Robert L Grossman, Kevin P. Siegel

Point of View Article

Collaborative Approaches Needed to Close the Big Data Skills Gap by Steven Miller

Big Data – Big Deal for Organization Design? by Janne J. Korhonen

Case Study

Big Data and Organizational Design: Key Challenges Await the Survey Research Firm by Tim J. Gabel, Cathy Tokarski