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Managerl Economics and Organizational Architecture

Twin brothers, Tom and Bill, constantly fight over toys. For instance, Tom will argue it is his turn to play with a toy, while Bill argues it is his turn. Their parents frequently have to intervene in these disputes. Their mom has conceived an idea that might reduce these conflicts. In particular, every toy in the house would be "owned" by one of the boys. The owner would have complete authority over the use of the toy. The mom reasons that ownership would cut down on disputes. Any time there is and argument over a toy, the owner gets the final and immediate say. The boys' dad is concerned that this idea will prevent the boys from learning to "share." He envisions that under the new system, Tom will not allow Bill to play with his toys and Bill will not allow Tom to play with his toys. The old system forces them to figure out a way to share the toys. Do you think that their dad's concerns are valid? Explain.

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1. Do you think that their dad's concerns are valid? Explain.

This could be argued from both sides. In a sense, it exemplifies two types managerial systems (i.e., authoritarian /autocratic ...

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In references to a case scenario using two decison-making systems, this solution explains the two systems and the overall impact on responsibility and corporation.