A review of the literature on cross-functional integration (2010–2020): trends and recommendations

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dc.contributor.author Jeske, Debora
dc.contributor.author Calvard, Thomas Stephen
dc.date.accessioned 2020-07-27T08:18:30Z
dc.date.available 2020-07-27T08:18:30Z
dc.date.issued 2020-07-08
dc.identifier.citation Jeske, D. and Calvard, T. S. (2020), ‘A review of the literature on cross-functional integration (2010–2020): trends and recommendations’, International Journal of Organizational Analysis. doi: 10.1108/IJOA-04-2020-2144 en
dc.identifier.issn 1934-8835
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10468/10306
dc.identifier.doi 10.1108/IJOA-04-2020-2144 en
dc.description.abstract Purpose: Structural and technological changes are driving functional reorganization in many organizations. To date, there are very few articles that explicitly, consistently and cumulatively focus on cross-functional integration. This paper aims to review and explore the literature that does directly address cross-functional integration. Design/methodology/approach: The authors conducted a literature review within the general management domain for the time frame 2010 to 2020 and identified 71 relevant articles that provide an overview of current practices and trends. Findings: This conceptual paper reviews this identified literature and outlines key trends, noteworthy articles and a summary of relevant theories, and provides an overview of outcomes linked to cross-functional integration in the literature. The paper concludes with a set of recommendations for practitioners and an outline of potential research areas for academic researchers, including a call for more theory integration, building and testing in the area of cross-functionality. Originality/value: This paper is the first of its kind to attempt to summarize the literature on cross-functionality (published between 2010 and 2020), a currently very fragmented field of study spread out across different management disciplines. en
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dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Emerald Publishing Ltd. en
dc.rights © 2020, Emerald Publishing Limited. All rights reserved. en
dc.subject Interdependence en
dc.subject Boundaries en
dc.subject Cross-functional integration en
dc.subject Cross-functionality en
dc.title A review of the literature on cross-functional integration (2010–2020): trends and recommendations en
dc.type Article (peer-reviewed) en
dc.internal.authorcontactother Debora Jeske, Applied Psychology, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland. T: +353-21-490-3000 E: d.jeske@ucc.ie en
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dc.description.version Accepted Version en
dc.description.status Peer reviewed en
dc.identifier.journaltitle International Journal of Organizational Analysis en
dc.internal.IRISemailaddress d.jeske@ucc.ie en
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