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According to one automobile analyst, “If you ask the people at Toyota to make you a chair, they will first develop a plan. They will then develop a coordinated work system to simplify the construction process for the chair. They will gather all the people who will work on the chair and make sure they understand their responsibilities and have the necessary job qualifications. Finally, they will discuss where the chair will be made and what they might need to charge for it. If you ask people at Hyundai to make you a chair, they will go and get some wood.” What does this observation say about possible differences in the organizational cultures of these two competitors? If correct, what are the managerial implications of this observation? Find another example of contrasting organizational cultures and explain to your classmates.

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