organization of international bus D300 chapter

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  1. Organizational architecture
    • the totality of a firms organizations, including:
    • organizational structute
    • Co
  2. Organizational Structure
    • Vertical differentiation
    • Location of decision
    •     Centralization vs decentralization
    • Horizontal differentiation
  3. Advantages of centrealization
    • Facilitates coordination and control throughout the organization
    • Ensures decisions are consistent with organizational objectives
    • Gives top management the means to bring about needed major organizational changes
    • Avoids the duplications of the same activates within the organization
  4. Advantages of Decentralization
    • Relieves the burden of top management to focous on critical issues
    • Motivates low- level managers with more authorities and freedom
    • Permits greater flexiablity
    • Leads to better decisions by local managers who have better information's about the local market
  5. strategy and centralization
    • the choice between centralization and decentralization is not absolute
    • typically, firms centralize some activitesn or functions and decentralize others.

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