Abstract—The process of transition to post-industrial society, characterized by extensive use of information technologies and of advanced communications technologies (ICT), is marked by the change of paradigm in all areas of activity, with economic, social and environment of great magnitude. Change of organizational and managerial paradigms involves crossing: from the “rigid hierarchy” to “flexibility”; the use of new organizational models in flexible networks, clusters, technologies, in which an important role are played by SMEs (based on high-tech), virtual companies; from the “success on a national market” to “success on a global market”; from the “long technological cycles” to “continue innovation”; from the comparative advantage to competitive advantage.
Index Terms—Knowledge, virtual organizations, flexibility.
The authors are with the Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romana Square 6, Romania (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org).
Cite: Popa Ion, Popescu Doina, and Ceptureanu Sebastian, "Managing Organizational Change and Innovation," International Journal of Information and Education Technology vol. 2, no. 5, pp. 530-532, 2012.