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Adaptations of Multinational Corporations

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A multinational corporation may need to adapt its control measures across the different locations where it operates, to ensure each measure is relevant in each location. Given this, how can a manager at the home office recommend appropriate actions to reduce performance gaps for the other locations? Is this possible? Explain and support your answer.

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This is a difficult situation for a manager at a home office, when attempting to ensure relevancy in measurements and reduce performance gaps. The main tool that the manager will utilize is based on the industry and trends in each location where the analysis is to take place. For example, if I have operations located in Asia ...

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