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Centralisation would increase profits

GMAT Essay Topic 412 - The following appeared in a memorandum from the business department of the Apogee Company. "When the Apogee Company had all its operations in one location, it was more profitable than it is today. Therefore, the Apogee Company should close down its field offices and conduct all its operations from a single location. Such centralization would improve profitability by cutting costs and helping the company maintain better supervision of all employees." Discuss how well reasoned . . . Etc.

Author: Mini01 | Date: March 21, 2012 | Score:5

A company that has a centralised work structure generates more profits and enables more supervision over the jobs fulfilled by employees.However, the statement is not very convincing. When the operations of a company are wide spread, the company needs to decentralise its wrok structure to help th...

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