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    Decision making corporate offices & subsidiaries

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    I have some issues understanding these concepts:
    Can someone compare and contrast decision making at headquarters and at foreign subsidiary locations.


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    The concept of decision making is based on using available facts in the setting one has to make decisions. In the case of the foreign subsidiary and the headquarters, two facts would be the company is in business to make money and the shareholders expect this. There may be other factors in consideration for both such as the need to provide a decent wage for employees, the taxes for the company, and the reputation (brand) of the company. In each case though, the approach may be different because the perspectives are different and the available facts are as ...

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    A discussion on the differences in decision making in corporate headquarters and on ground in foreign subsidiaries. Discussion includes the way decisions are made and the influences that affect decision making in both.