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IACT916 Zheng Zhang (3049528)

IACT416

ORGANIZATIONAL ISSUES IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

REPORT OUTLINE

ACER

ZHENG ZHANG (3049528)



TABLE OF CONTENTS

1. Introduction................................................................................................................3

2. Organizational changes.............................................................. ...............................4

3. How have changes impacted on the company……………………………………...6

3.1 Strategy................................................................................................................6

3.2 Organizational structures....................................................................................10

3.3 Organizational design.........................................................................................13

3.4 Culture ...............................................................................................................15

4. What types of technology measures were instigated or could have been instigated to manage changes………………………………………………………………………17

4.1 Electronic commerce for the PC business……………………………………..17

4.2 Customer service…...………………………………………………………….17

4.3 Supply chain…………………………………………………………………...18

4.4 Extended enterprise initiatives………………………………………………...19

4.5 Global network……………………………………………………………….. 19

4.6 Technology platforms and standards…………………………………………..20

5. Major findings..........................................................................................................21

6. Conclusion................................................................................................................22

7. Reference .................................................................................................................23



1. INTRODUCTION

Acer established in 1976, it is one of the world's largest PC manufacturers that rank as the world's No. 4 branded...