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ERIC Number: EJ535506
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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ISSN: ISSN-0893-3189
The Effects of Organization Design on Media Richness in Multinational Enterprises.
Whitfield, J. Michael; And Others
Management Communication Quarterly, v10 n2 p209-26 Nov 1996
Examines effects of two organizational design parameters, divisionalization and centralization, on the media richness choices of Chief Executive Officers (CEOs) of multinational enterprises in obtaining information from foreign subsidiaries on strategic issues. Samples 86 US multinationals; finds formal divisional structure affects CEOs' use of information channels for product matters, not for country matters--finds the reverse for centralization. (PA)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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