OD – CASE STUDY

NO Plagiarism 

 Please read the case study entitled as “Amazon. com’s Network Structure.” available in the textbook “Organization Development & Change” 9th edition by Cummings, T and Worley, C and answer the following questions:  

Assignment Question:

Q.1 Explain how following a network-based structure is advantageous to Amazon in terms of conducting its business activities. Support your answer by using two examples from this case study 

Q.2 Discuss the potential challenges that could be facing Amazon as a result of following a network-based structure. Support your answer by using two examples from this case study 

Q.3 Based on comparing product-centric with customer-centric structures, explain how could Amazon.com empower its business partners that are seeking to centralize their organization on either one of those structures  

Q.4 What would you recommend as potential core processes if Amazon has decided to follow a process-based structure? Explain and justify three of those processes 

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