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Designing the Global Corporation / Edition 1
     

Designing the Global Corporation / Edition 1

by Jay R. Galbraith
 

ISBN-10: 0787952753

ISBN-13: 9780787952754

Pub. Date: 07/21/2000

Publisher: Wiley

If there's anything more challenging than designing a company, it's designing a global company. Balancing strategy and structure becomes even more daunting when geography, foreign governments, and worldwide customers and products are thrown into the mix. And no single design works for all organizations. In this book, internationally recognized expert Jay Galbraith

Overview

If there's anything more challenging than designing a company, it's designing a global company. Balancing strategy and structure becomes even more daunting when geography, foreign governments, and worldwide customers and products are thrown into the mix. And no single design works for all organizations. In this book, internationally recognized expert Jay Galbraith shows companies how to match their own strengths and strategies with proven design options. Whether they're exporting their first product or already operating around the world, Galbraith gives companies the information they need to build flexible, global networks. And through real-world examples, he shows how successful international businesses are already navigating the global environment.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780787952754
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
07/21/2000
Series:
Jossey-Bass Business and Management Series
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
6.38(w) x 9.41(h) x 1.06(d)

Table of Contents

The Challenge of Organizational Complexity.

Organizing the Global Corporation.

Levels of International Development.

Partnering.

The Geographical Division.

Multidimensional Structures.

Coordination Across Networks.

Formal Cross-Border Networks.

Shifting Power Across the Network.

The Transnational Form.

The Multidimensional Multinational.

Organizing to Serve the Global Customer.

The Front-Back Hybrid Organization.

A Look Ahead.

Appendix.

References.

Index.

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