W5S2 Developing a Transnational Org

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3 Strategic objectives in developing a transnational org:
• global-scale efficiency • multinational flexibility • worldwide innovation & learning
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Administrative heritage
Company history; org culture -Challenge: build new capabilities while protecting existing ones
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Multinational model (2)
• Decentralised federation; national responsiveness • Independent subsidiaries with autonomy in strategy, operations, assets & resources
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International model (3)
• Coordinated federation; knowledge transfer • Decentralized assets & resources but central control (Control & Coordination through mgt systems & specialist corporate staff) • Depend on parent for products, processes & ideas
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Global model (3)
• Global efficiency • Centralized assets & resources; tight controls
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Transnational model (2)
• Integrated network; national responsiveness + global efficiency • Complex coordination; shared decision-making
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Transnational org characteristics (3)
• Formal structure & responsibilities • Interpersonal relationships & decision processes • Org culture, individual attitudes, mentalities
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Managing the change process (2)
traditional and emerging change process
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Traditional change process (3 steps)
1) Δ in formal structure & responsibilities 2) Δ in interpersonal relationships & processes 3) Δ in org culture, individual attitudes & mentalities
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Emerging change process (3 steps)
1) Δ in org culture, individual attitudes & mentalities 2) Δ in interpersonal relationships & processes 3) Δ in formal structure & responsibilities
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Roles of board
• Monitor & control top mgt • Strategic decision-making • Provide resources & networks
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Company history; org culture -Challenge: build new capabilities while protecting existing ones

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Administrative heritage

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• Coordinated federation; knowledge transfer • Decentralized assets & resources but central control (Control & Coordination through mgt systems & specialist corporate staff) • Depend on parent for products, processes & ideas

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• Global efficiency • Centralized assets & resources; tight controls

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