Case Study 6 - Douglas Silber MBA540 Case Study 6 April 17,...

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Douglas Silber MBA540 Case Study 6 April 17, 2011 I certify that I am the author of this assignment and that any assistance I received in its preparation is fully acknowledged and disclosed in the assignment. I have also cited any sources from which I have used. I also certify that this assignment was prepared by me specifically for this course. 1. What factors motivated Kodak to change its organizational architecture? After not having competition for many years, Kodak suddenly found that they had many competitors and those competitors were taking away the market share Kodak had on the market. Technological advancements had made it easier for competitors to get products to market. Kodak saw their stock prices fall as a result of these changes and in turn, the company needed to make a change to its organizational architecture. 2. What mistakes did Kodak make in changing its architecture? Based on the fact that it took Kodak three years to implement the changes to their architecture, it does not seem Kodak had a very good control system in place. Also,
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