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Sunflower by Williams

**Please read the short case provided in the link below, and then answer the following questions:

1. What is the problem with Williams's approach? What types of control were used at Sunflower by Williams?

2. What advice would you give Williams about the potential use of information technology for strategic advantage? About how to implement change?

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**Please read the short case provided in the link below, and then answer the following questions:

1. What is the problem with Williams's approach? What types of control were used at Sunflower by Williams?
The problem with William's approach is that she is using her position as the Director of Pricing and Purchasing to make suggestions to the directors of the seven regions. The directors do not have any direct contact with Williams, and any change is perceived to be one that decreases their power. Using the new method of pricing and purchasing is perceived as interference by the head office. Even though Williams has been appointed by the head office, ...

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