Organizational Theory

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  1. Analyzing Porter's 5 Forces on Facebook (FB)

    Read about how you can use Porter's five forces to analyze Facebook's competition. ...
  2. How Agile Principles Are Used in Holacracy

    Holacracy itself has been an actively utilized management system since 2007 with ...
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    It may very well be that hiring a relative is the right course of action for you. ...
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    Owning the role of CEO is no simple task so it is imperative that CEOs have the correct ...
  1. How does the market share of a few companies affect the Herfindahl-Hirschman Index ...

    Learn how the market share of a few firms affects the Herfindahl-Hirschman Index calculation and why the index jumps as market ...
  2. How does automated work affect structural unemployment rates?

    Learn about structural unemployment, one of the main causes of structural unemployment, and how automated work increases ...
  3. What is the difference between economies of scope and economies of scale?

    Learn about economies of scope and economies of scale, the difference between the two economic concepts and how they offer ...
  4. How is productivity calculated?

    Learn about productivity, what productivity measures and how to compute a company's productivity level by measuring its outputs ...
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