The senior management team must make decisions on what actions will be required in moving from a national to cross-national enterprise. The team has asked you to provide them with a presentation addressing the areas that will require special consideration when making this move. The focus needs to be centered on the impact to the organization's personnel and matrix team structure. Since the senior management team is not familiar with these considerations, you need to familiarize them with the organizational behavior impacts. They will need recommendations that prioritize the actions and the logic.
This solution discusses the key concepts of organizational structure, functional structure, divisional structure, and the matrix structure. It also comments on the advantages and disadvantages of the particular structure. All references used are included.