Organizational Change Management

Organizational design decisions—whether focused on reporting structures and/or coordinating structures—are not one-time only decisions. Rather, organizational design decisions should be revisited regularly, just as any other business process that accommodates change, such as budgeting or demand-supply matching. In order to be successful, firms must develop or fine-tune the organizational structure to meet ever-changing external environments while also ensuring that the organizational structure supports the capabilities needed for the successful implementation of the strategy. Changes in the internal and external environments of the firm are placing greater demands on supply chains, which require them to recognize ...

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