Contaduría y administración
versión impresa ISSN 0186-1042
VILLEGAS ARIAS, Gladis Cecilia. Company Networks: Critical Design Factors. Contad. Adm [online]. 2008, n.225, pp. 9-38. ISSN 0186-1042.
This paper presents the results of observing four (4) networks that do business in the agriculture sector in Colombia: Growers of coffee, bananas, flowers and producers of dairy products. The research was designed following the Grounded Theory method. Particularly, Axial Coding was applied to relate theoretical design variables to observed network behaviors with the purpose of identifying critical design factors for the organizations under study. A model relating the findings is included.
Palabras llave : Networks; Organizational Design; Critical Success Factors; Agriculture Sector; Grounded Theory.