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Strategic Change
This paper explores concepts of strategic change as they pertain to the Microsoft Corporation.
# 94640 | 1,537 words | 4 sources | MLA | 2007 | US
Published on May 03, 2007 in Business (Companies) , Business (Management) , Business (General)

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The paper reviews the book, "Organizational Theory" by B.J. Hodge, William P. Anthony and Lawrence M. Gales. Specifically, four organizational concepts are selected from the text, defined, and then illustrated with examples from the Microsoft Corporation. This includes concepts of expert power and the application of power distance in reference to Microsoft.

Sample of Sources Used:

  • French, J. R. P., & Raven, B. H. (1959). The bases of social power. In D. Cartwright (Ed.), Studies in social power (pp. 150-167). Ann Arbor: University of Michigan.
  • Perrow, C. (1967). A framework for the comparative analysis of organizations. American Sociological Review, 32, 194-208.
  • Schein, E. (1983). "The Role of the Founder in the Creation of Organizational Culture" MIT Sloan Working Papers.
  • Geert Hofstede (2006) - Summary of Ideas about Cultural Differences. From Geert Hofstede's personal website: Accessed on June 16, 2006:

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