chapter 7- part 1pp - STRUCTURINGGLOBAL ORGANIZATIONS...

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09/21/11 MGMT - 650,  Structuring Global  Organizations, Chapter 7 1 STRUCTURING GLOBAL  ORGANIZATIONS Chapter 7
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Notable Quotations There is a big difference between selling products  in 140 countries around the world and truly planning  and managing lines of business on a  global basis. We believe this difference can be  measured, over time, in billions of dollars in sales  …  and we’re organizing ourselves to take better  advantage of this opportunity. 09/21/11 MGMT - 650,  Structuring Global  Organizations, Chapter 7 2
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Notable Quotations Continued Each of the major markets around the world …  has become  more distinct . This change requires  a global company to introduce products that  match the needs of each unique market. …  Honda continues to focus on meeting global  business challenges  while implementing  autonomy for the four major regional  operating areas. Honda,  1997 Factbook 09/21/11 MGMT - 650,  Structuring Global  Organizations, Chapter 7 3
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09/21/11 MGMT - 650,  Structuring Global  Organizations, Chapter 7 4 What is Organizational  Structure? It is the framework that depicts job  arrangements, lines of influence, and  coordination mechanisms. Structure is the hierarchical  arrangement of positions that aims at  facilitating the performance of  organizational activities.
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09/21/11 MGMT - 650,  Structuring Global  Organizations, Chapter 7 5 Structure has four dimensions: Clustering of jobs (division of labor). It  revolves around job specialization,  departmentalization, and line-staff  relationships.  Influence  Coordination  Integration 
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09/21/11 MGMT - 650,  Structuring Global  Organizations, Chapter 7 6
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09/21/11 MGMT - 650,  Structuring Global  Organizations, Chapter 7 7 In organizational life, globalization  induces unprecedented change.   A. Alliances and networking among companies, at home and  abroad, and the application of information technology give rise  to boundaryless firms and contribute to the blurring of  boundaries among firms. B. Access to instant information, the changing the nature of work,  and the ascendancy of intellectual capital in the firm's  competitiveness render strict adherence to hierarchical  arrangements obsolete. Globalization represents the integration  of a cross-national dimension into the very nature of the  organizational structure and strategic behavior of individual  companies. C.
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chapter 7- part 1pp - STRUCTURINGGLOBAL ORGANIZATIONS...

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