The Rendanheyi Model of Haier

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The Rendanheyi Model of Haier
Jaap de Jonge, Editor, Netherlands
Haier, the worlds largest appliance maker, has developed a very innovative way of organizing their multinational firm. The corporation has been divided into 4.000 self managing micro enterprises, of which about 250 are market facing ("users"). The others are called "nodes". These are supplying the "users" with components and services such as HR, finance and IT.

The users may hire or fire nodes or outside providers as they see fit. All micro enterprises are ultimately accountable to the company's customers and a highly entrepreneurial culture is cultivated.

The Rendanheyi model has several innovative attributes:
1. OPEN SYSTEM OF MICROENTERPRISES: The enterprise has been transformed from a closed system to an open system, a network of self-governing microenterprisesSign up

Rendanheyi Model is a Great Concept
Steven Cooke
I am so glad to see that a major company is actually doing this! Too many companies that I have been in try to resemble territorial governments instea...Sign up

A Web of Things is the Way to Go
srinivas, Lecturer, India, Member
In fact using artificial intelligence concepts most of traditional functions can be automated by the occurrence of an event sensed by some sensor. We ...Sign up

Rendanheyi Model is a Concentric Model by Design
Gregory Johnson, Coach, United States, Premium Member
I love it as it is presented. I am most interested in the dynamics of the "User Interaction" and the "Complements" features of the design. The key com...Sign up

Rendanheyi Model is Novel and Exciting
suresh Chintada, Director, India, Member
On first reading the whole model sounds very exciting and appears to enable open innovation culture amongst the micro enterprises.
Not sure how t...Sign up

Integrating the Applications
srinivas, Lecturer, India, Member
@Suresh We can integrate the applications using an ontology, though conflict resolution and negotiations are possible by software agents but it can ha...Sign up

Challenges to Success for Rendanheyi Model
Armando Aramayo, Business Consultant, Peru, Member
The shown topic is very interesting as a way of managing complexity by distributing actions.
Normally in theses cases what you gain in flexibilit...Sign up

Organisation Structuring
Maurice Hogarth, Consultant, United Kingdom, Premium Member
I vaguely remember (I think) that 3M structured themselves along similar lines and a number of organisations have set up departments /product grouping...Sign up

He is Innovative
Carlos Alberto de Sousa, Project Manager, Brazil, Member
@Maurice Hogarth: I think he is innovative. He structuren a business model that no company has, although there may ...Sign up

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