Lecture - IT and Organizational Structure

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Prof. Don Riley Group Case Write-up Due on Monday, April 27 th
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• The Changing Workplace: – From the home to the firm, and back home again…! How does Information Technologies affect how work is organized?
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• Michelle is a novelist and writes romantic novels. She then lets publishers bid for her project and decides who to sell it to. – Who decides when, where, and how she should work? • Lisa works for Apple and writes software for the new iPhone. – Who decides when, where, and how the software should be designed? • Can we switch the two forms of organizing tasks? • What determines which form is better (more efficient)?
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– Aggregation of supply and demand. – Matching buyers and sellers. – Facilitate Exchange of Products and Services. – Enables Specialization. – The Price Mechanism! •Prices are determined without any centralized control. •Help achieve
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This note was uploaded on 01/23/2011 for the course BMGT 301 taught by Professor Wang during the Spring '08 term at Maryland.

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