Summary Organization theory and design

ISBN-10 1844809900 ISBN-13 9781844809905
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Summary - Organization theory and design

  • 6 Designing organizations for the international environment

  • What model is needed to achieve high levels of the varied capabilities needed to succeed in a complex and volatile international environment?
    Transnational model
  • 6.1 Entering the global arena

  • what created a highly competitive landscape?
    Advancements in communications, technology and transportation.
  • What has led companies to operate from the beginning with global market minds?
    the rapid expansion of international activities.
  • 6.1.1 Motivations for global expansion

  • Which combined forces have pushed companies from a domestic to a global focus?
    Economic, technological and competitive forces.
  • Economies of scale is?
    achieving lower costs through large volume production
  • Economies of scope is?
    achieving economies by having presence in many production lines, technologies or geographic areas.
  • Name the three motivation forces for global expansion.
    1) economies of scale
    2) economies of scope
    3) low-cost production factors
  • 6.1.2 Stages of international expansion

  • Name the four stages of international evolution in the correct order.
    1) Domestic
    2) International
    3) Multinational
    4) Global
  • 6.1.3 Global expansion through international strategic alliances

  • Licensing, joint ventures and consortia are part of?
    Typical alliances.
  • A separate entity created with two or more active firms as sponsors is a?
    Joint venture
  • A group of firms that venture into new products and technologies is?
  • 6.2.1 model for global versus local opportunities

  • what strategy is implied when the product design, manufacturing and marketing strategy are standardized throughout the world?
  • The competition is handled independently of competition in other countries in the...
    Multi-domestic strategy
  • 6.2.3 global product division structure

  • The product divisions take responsibility for global operations in their specific product area in?
    a global product structure
  • 6.2.4 Global geographic division structure

  • the ....... divides the world into geographical regions, with each geographical division reporting to the CEO.
    Global geographic structure
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