Case study #3 - Karina Santana October 19, 2009 Case Study...

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Karina Santana Business 50.1 October 19, 2009 Professor Blau Case Study # 2: Acme and Omega 1. Using the Mechanistic and organic structure arguments developed in chapter 4, compare and contrast the management styles of Acme and omega In this case Omega has an organic structure and Acme has a Mechanistic structure. This can be proven because when decisions at Omega have to be made it is done as a team as oppose to an individual. Also, a single individual may work in more than one task because their roles are loosely defined. In the Case study, an employee stated that upon working for omega he did not know what his job was. Acme has a mechanistic structure and it can be proven because there is obviously a hierarchy. In the end of any problems the decision comes down to the president. Also, in Acme the employee’s job title seem to be clearly defined. 2. How do the differences between the companies’ management style explain the way they coordinated the production of the memory unit prototypes for the
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Case study #3 - Karina Santana October 19, 2009 Case Study...

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