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Organisational Structure Considerations in the Next Decade Implications for Operations Management

Organisational Structure Considerations in the Next Decade Implications for Operations Management Centralisation and decentralisation of the US economy is examined.How the organisational structures are changing, and why these changesare coming about, reasons such as technology changes in computers andcommunications, to the move from an agricultural to an industrial to amore service related society are outlined. Other factors such ascorporation size and foreign competition are considered and discussed.It is concluded that a balance between centralisation anddecentralisation are needed in the future. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png International Journal of Operations & Production Management Emerald Publishing

Organisational Structure Considerations in the Next Decade Implications for Operations Management

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © Emerald Group Publishing Limited
ISSN
0144-3577
DOI
10.1108/01443579010004147
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Abstract

Centralisation and decentralisation of the US economy is examined.How the organisational structures are changing, and why these changesare coming about, reasons such as technology changes in computers andcommunications, to the move from an agricultural to an industrial to amore service related society are outlined. Other factors such ascorporation size and foreign competition are considered and discussed.It is concluded that a balance between centralisation anddecentralisation are needed in the future.

Journal

International Journal of Operations & Production ManagementEmerald Publishing

Published: Aug 1, 1990

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