Regardless of a firm's domestic structure,its international division tends to be organized on: A) product. B) geography. C) people. D) economy.
Which of the following statements is true about a product divisional structure? A) In a product divisional structure, the responsibility for the financial control of the firm is typically decentralized. B) A product divisional structure tends to be organized on geography. C) In a product divisional structure, each product division is set up as a self-contained, largely autonomous entity with its own functions. D) In a product divisional structure, the responsibility for operating decisions is typically centralized.
Which of the following is a problem that arises due to an international division structure? A) In an international division structure, a firm's international division tends to be organized on products. B) The heads of domestic functions are presumed to be able to represent the interests of all countries to headquarters. C) The heads of foreign subsidiaries are not given as much voice in the organization as the heads of domestic functions or divisions. D) The dual-hierarchy structure can lead to conflict and perpetual power struggles between the areas and the product divisions.
In which of the following organizational structures are the domestic operations and foreign operations isolated from each other leading to coordination problems? A) Global matrix structure B) International division structure C) Worldwide product division structure D) Worldwide area structure