nike case study analysis 4

Answer the following in up to 350 words each.

  • Describe the factors that drive Nike’s decision to stick with some form of network organizational structure rather than own its manufacturing operations.
  • Assess why Nike’s choice of a decentralized and networked organization structure worked well for them.
  • Summarize the current state of competition in this industry. Assess if Nike continuing to pull away from rivals, or if they are catching up.
  • Assess whether Nike’s organizational structure is still a major strength that contributes to its success, or if it is creating problems that will call for organizational design changes in the future.
  • Determine whether a matrix structure could improve performance for Nike.