Managerial Accounting: "Chapter 11, Section 1: Using Decentralized Organizations to Control Operations"

Read the introduction to Chapter 11. When you have finished, click on the link at the top right and read Section 1. Game Products, Inc. has experienced significant growth in volume, market area and products. It is now operating internationally and has three broad product lines board games, computer game making, and sporting goods. Games Inc. has three distinct marketing areas and three distinct product lines. Management decided to decentralize its operation and needed to revamp its management information system to provide relevant and timely information about its different product lines in its different location. Decentralization has both pros and cons.