Organizational Design and Flexibility
Design problems can be considered as typical hierarchical planning problems. Apart from formal constructional hierarchies they can belong to any of the hierarchy types defined in Chapter 2 (Fig. 2.3). That is, design problems can involve one or more decision makers, the levels can cooperate as a team, or, at the other extreme, they can behave antagonistically as in a principal agent situation.
KeywordsOperational Level Organizational Design Loss Measure Design Level Inventory Problem
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