Coca Cola Organizational Theory

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Table of Contents
Abstract 2
Recommendations 3
Recommendation 1 3
Recommendation 2 4
Recommendation 3 5
Analysis 6
#1 – Organizations and Organizational Effectiveness 6
#2 – Stakeholders, Managers, and Ethics 9
#4 – Organizational Design 10
#5 – Designing Organizational Structure: Authority & Control 13
#6 – Designing Organizational Structure: Specialization & Coordination 15
#3 – Managing in a Changing Global Environment 16
#8 – Organizational Design & Strategy 19
#7 – Creating & Managing Organizational Culture 21
#9 – Organizational Technology 21
#11 – Organizational Transformations: Birth et al. 23
#12 – Decision Making 25
#14 – Managing Conflict, Power, and Politics 26
Works Cited 28
Appendices 32 Abstract The
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While taking over and running the plants would cost the organization money, the company would have full control over the activities of managers. This increased accountability and dedication to correcting any wrong doings would garner some positive publicity for the company’s operations, and provide the benefit of having a stable distribution channel in the region. Although the organization does not own most of their bottling plants, acquiring the Colombian bottlers would provide The Coca-Cola Company with the ability to foster better relationships with the citizens of the country. This acquisition would cost the company money in the short-term, but it could provide fruitful benefits in years to come.
Analysis
#1 – Organizations and Organizational Effectiveness What allows an organization to continue to operate for over 125 years, and along the way, become one of the most globally recognizable brand names? The ability to adapt and find new markets has helped Coca-Cola© become an icon of the American culture. Coca-Cola© was invented in 1885 and since The Coca-Cola Company’s incorporation in 1892 (Coca-Cola, 2007), a strong focus on growth and marketing has existed. Besides traditional advertisements in the local newspaper, the company’s founder, Asa Candler, distributed thousands of coupons for free glasses of Coca-Cola© so that many more people would be inclined to taste the product (Thecoca-colacompany.com). He also distributed

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