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The paper "Collectivism and Japanese Workplace" is a wonderful example of a report on management. Every organist ion has an entity of its own, be it its logo, work ethics, product or service, and motto. They all work with varying levels of professionalism. This comes about through the level of expertise and experience shown by the people who matter; the people in power. The ability to cause something to happen is in the realms of these men. It is these men who form the organizational structure. Apart from this international organizations consider the culture of the country of operation Implications of the relative centralization of authority The relative centralization of authority ensures operational, the existing level of integration needs consolidation and centralization.

It goes without saying that the decision-making capabilities in the organization are greatly enhanced because of the integration of decision making. This is the main benefit centralization brings to the table. However, the decentralization of the company is accompanied by the decentralization of decision making. The culture of making decisions onsite is dealt away with and information is to be relayed to the management for the management to make decisions and relay them back to those on the site to act on them. MNC to “ be global and act locally Since there is increased competition, organizations should be but have to adjust their practices to cater to distinctive cultures.

In operating countries, the culture may be distinctly different, as well as laws, needs, and performance indicators or workers. Because of these, MNC needs to develop the necessary communication skills to be able to understand current issues plaguing their foreign subsidiaries. They also need to undergo continuing education in order to learn relevant cultural practices, laws and regulations, and cultural practices.

Doing this will enhance their responsiveness, insight, and empathy. MNC intending to operate in-country need to implement “ those country policies” at the managerial level, who in turn, can facilitate adaptations according to regional differences. Hence, global managers need to reintroduce and emphasize the value of certain traditional sources of information such to reinforce any material that has been gathered over the Internet.

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