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How an organizational structure and culture change as the organization begins to enter new domains can impact the long term strategic operations. In doing so, organizations take into account more than their core domain and understand their resources serve as a venue to create more value to the organization as whole. Below we'll discuss why an organization would choose a corporate level strategy to expand its value-creation activities beyond its core domain.

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The importance for an organization to create value within their industry of operation is a must in order to maintain strategic goals and mission accomplishment. In doing so, organizations take into account more than their core domain and understand their resources serve as a venue to create more value to the organization as whole. Below we'll discuss why an organization would choose a corporate level strategy to expand its value-creation activities beyond its core domain. In addition, we'll evaluate how an organization's structure and culture might change as the organization begins to enter new domains.

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Puffer, S. (2004) Changing organizational structures: An interview with Rosabeth Moss Kanter. Academy of Management Executive, 18(2). (Attached)

Buhler, P. M. (2011). Changing organizational structures and their impact on managers. Supervision, 72(2), 24-26. (Attached)

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