The ICRC as a Research Site: An Organization on the Move
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In this chapter we describe the ICRC as an object of inquiry within the realm of management studies. We offer an overview on the organization’s external challenges and its changing internal context in terms of strategy and organizational alignment. We also describe the increasingly complex, dynamic and politicized stakeholder constellation of the ICRC and we identify the distinguishing features of this unique humanitarian organization. We also review the current organizational structures, management systems, and interaction styles that the ICRC has developed for its strategy execution and organizational alignment.
KeywordsInternational Committee Of The Red Cross (ICRC) Organizational Alignment ICRC Action United Nations High Commissioner For Refugees (UNHCR) Multi-dimensional Organization
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