Research: Centralized versus Decentralized Organizational Structures.

Background: According to Sharda (2015), Companies organizational strategies exist along a continuum from centralization to decentralization. At one end of the continuum, centralized IS organizations bring together all staff, hardware, software, data, and processing into a single location. Decentralized IS organizations scatter these components across different locations to address local business needs.

Reference: Sharda, R., Delen, Dursun, Turban, E., Aronson, J. E., Liang, T-P., & King, D. (2015). Business Intelligence and Analytics: Systems for Decision Support. 10th Edition. By PEARSON Education. Inc.

ISBN-13: 978-0-13-305090-5

Assignment: Regarding the background statement above, “The debate about centralization and decentralization is heating up again with the advent of BYOD and the increasing use of the web.” Why does the internet make this debate topical?

Your research paper should be at least three pages (800 words), double-spaced, have at least 4 APA references, and typed in an easy-to-read font in MS Word (other word processors are fine to use but save it in MS Word format). Your cover page should contain the following: Title, Student’s name, University’s name, Course name, Course number, Professor’s name, and Date.