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Compact case
Case
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Reference no. 474-039-1
Authors: W R McLennan (The University of Sheffield)
Published in: 1974
Length: 3 pages
Data source: Published sources

Abstract

This case concerns a small firm in the printing industry, and describes the firm''s growth and development. Limited information is provided about the firm''s management and organisation structure, a succession problem, and the apparent lack of clear job definition. The case was used in the classroom under the heading of ''organisation structure and behaviour''. It can provide a useful discussion of the connection between structure and assumptions/behaviour on the part of the chief executive, and a succession problem to try to solve.
Location:
Industry:
Size:
Small
Other setting(s):
Mid 1960s

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Abstract

This case concerns a small firm in the printing industry, and describes the firm''s growth and development. Limited information is provided about the firm''s management and organisation structure, a succession problem, and the apparent lack of clear job definition. The case was used in the classroom under the heading of ''organisation structure and behaviour''. It can provide a useful discussion of the connection between structure and assumptions/behaviour on the part of the chief executive, and a succession problem to try to solve.

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Location:
Industry:
Size:
Small
Other setting(s):
Mid 1960s

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