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Chapter 10, Problem 2DQ
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Explain why firms choose to decentralize.

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Explain the reasons for choosing the decentralization by the firms.

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Decentralization: It is an exercise of assigning the decision making power to the lower levels.

Reasons include the following:

  • Decentralization provides better access to the local information.
  • Cognitive limitation (need for the specialized skill personal)...

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