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elements of organizational structure
assignment of decision rights
method of rewarding individuals
system of evaluations
examples of firms who changed organizational structure
kodak went to centralized decision making, MAPP. neither worked

brabantia
soft elements
role models, folklore, slogans

wal mart songs, "at ford, quality is #1"
hard elements
systems that reinforce the soft elements (reward systems)
complimentary nature of soft, hard elements
both play a valuable role in increasing firm value
benefits of decentralization
local demand and supply sensitivity

local supply networks

local specific knowledge

better response to local conditions
costs of decentralization
coordination costs

increased incentive problems
how to increase value
S, D diagram
complimentary good math
non co-op

4 units each
4 dollars each

co-op
6 units each
3 dollars each
firms that have created value but have been unable to capture it
napster

netscape
how to capture value
entry barriers
degree of rivalry
threat of substitutes
buyer, supplier power
what makes walmart successful?
hub, spoke supply chain
key vendor relationships
unique HR system
non unionized workers
started off where there was no competition
benefits of diversitication

ex
economies of scope

wal mart entering grocery business
costs of diversification

ex
beauracracy

harder to motivate employees

phillips