Agent-Based Modeling of Organizational Silos and Impact on Innovation
and many government institutions are generally organized into
departments of highly specialized, like-disciplined individuals.
However, industries are often organized along functional
lines. One might then ask:
Why is this true and what are the strengths and weaknesses
of each organizational structure?
structure self-organized or does it result because of administrative
organizational structure the best to foster innovation, exploit
discoveries, further knowledge, and improve general social
Although Agent-Based Modeling has been used to study the
diffusion of innovation, we believe we have a unique method to model
not only the creation of knowledge, but also its diffusion and growth.