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Energizer Holdings: Why would a Command and Control management structure hinder the transformation to a global business?

Using Energizer Holdings as an example, why would a Command and Control management structure hinder the transformation to a global business? Explain how information sharing boosted productivity at Energizer. Include a GRAPHIC of Energizer Holdings.

Case Study: Energizer Holdings - http://www.microsoft.com/casestudies/Case_Study_Detail.aspx?casestudyid=4000003887

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The response addresses the queries posted in 542 words with references.

// In this paper, we will discuss about the command and control management structure that was earlier used by Energizer Holdings Inc. The paper will also include problems with command and control management structure in transformation to a global business. We will also explain the role of sharing information in boosting up the productivity at Energizer. //

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Energizer Holdings Inc. is a global leader in manufacturing flashlights, dry cell batteries and personal care products. The old command and control management structure at Energizer was hindering the transformation to a global business because it was an unauthorized and uncooperative management structure that was restricting the flow of information among the employees and making the front line decisions more difficult. It hinders transformation to a global business at Energizer because the ...

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In this paper, we will discuss about the command and control management structure that was earlier used by Energizer Holdings Inc. The paper will also include problems with command and control management structure in transformation to a global business. We will also explain the role of sharing information in boosting up the productivity at Energizer. The response is 542 words with references.

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