The Organisation of Multibusiness Corporations: Four Roles of the Corporate Office

Posted: 25 Aug 1998

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David J. Collis

Harvard University - Business School (HBS)

Abstract

This paper derives four archetypal roles for the corporate office in diversified companies and a set of hypotheses about the organisation structure, systems and processes of each from an analysis of the resources which justify the existence of the corporation as a multibusiness entity.

JEL Classification: D29

Suggested Citation

Collis, David J., The Organisation of Multibusiness Corporations: Four Roles of the Corporate Office. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=6640

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