1. Why do organizations decline? What steps can top management take to halt decline and restore organizational growth?
2. What is organizational inertia? List some sources of inertia in a company like IBM or GM.
3. How will the change in structure affect the relative power of the different functions?
1. Choose an organization or business in your city that has recently closed, and analyze why it failed. Could the organization have been turned around? Why or why not?
2. How can knowledge management promote organizational learning? What determines which kind of knowledge management system a company should adopt?