Consider and explain entry strategies and organizational structures utilized by Ford Motor and Volkswagen, when referring to the “Internet Exercise: Organizing for Effectiveness” on page 339 in the ninth edition and page 355 in the tenth edition textbook. Complete this assignment by answering the following questions:
1) What type of arrangement(s) do you see the two firms using in coordinating their worldwide operations?
2) Which of the two companies has the more modern arrangement?
3) Do you think this increases that firm’s efficiency, or does it hamper the company’s efforts to contain costs and be more competitive? Why?
Write a one to two page paper summarizing your findings. The written summary should be double-spaced using 12-point Times New Roman font. You will need to cite your sources of information (at least three) at the end of your paper. Though the paper need not be in APA format, the citations at the end do. One of those three citations may be from the Luthans and Doh textbook, and one citation may come from an online website.