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Computational Models of Multi-National Organizations

  • A.H. Levis
  • Smriti K. Kansal
  • A.E. Olmez
  • Ashraf M. AbuSharekh

Abstract

An algorithm for designing multi-national organizations that takes into account cultural dimensions is presented and an example from the command and control field is used to illustrate the approach.

Keywords

Power Distance Uncertainty Avoidance Information Fusion Simple Path Lattice Algorithm 
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© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2008

Authors and Affiliations

  • A.H. Levis
    • 1
  • Smriti K. Kansal
    • 1
  • A.E. Olmez
    • 1
  • Ashraf M. AbuSharekh
    • 1
  1. 1.Architectures LaboratoryGeorge Mason UniversityFairfax

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