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Compare and Contrast the Corporate Cultures

Review the attached case studies and answer the following questions listed below. Total 250 word minimum and APA format is required.

- Compare and contrast the corporate cultures of the three MNEs, given the nature and extent of their operations.
- Propose and defend specific types of organizational structures for each of the firms.
- For each corporation, determine if decision-making would be centralized or decentralized? Provide a rationale for your determination.


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Since 1960, Carrefour has been one of the most successful retailers in the world. They have established a solid business background with their customers, which allowed them to become the #2 retailer the world over. There are over 15,000 stores and 45,000 employees. The company sells a mixture of food and non-food items. Distribution occurs through discount stores, convenience stores, hypermarkets, supermarkets, and cash-and-carry stores. Carrefour has very few stores in the US because they primarily use the hypermarket structure, which isn't very popular in the US.
The Coca-Cola Company is a non alcoholic beverage company. Most of the ...

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The expert compares and contrasts the corporate cultures. If decision-making would be centralized or decentralized is determined.