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How can managers find the path to effectiveness in the midst of this complexity? If the world facing managers has become more diverse, more interdependent, more ambiguous, and is constantly changing, how do they cope? Executives told us that their companies had to be innovative, fast, and agile to compete globally. 49 How is this achieved? R  C  P  P 50 There would seem to be two straightforward alternatives for dealing with increased complexity: amplification, or the elimination of input variety.

The new market for genetically engineered crops is based on agricultural biotechnology. With advances in biotechnology, companies like Monsanto48 can provide potential solutions to a number of problems faced by farmers. Genetic engineering can make crops resistant to weeds, insects, and disease; increase the nutritional content; produce crops capable of growing in less hospitable environments such as deserts; and increase the shelf life of fruits and vegetables. Theoretically, the increased yields offered by such technologies could help alleviate hunger in developing countries.

Globalization is about complexity. It is first about accepting and characterizing the complexity, and also about managing – or at least channeling – the complexity by using fluid processes. T C  C As companies expand their global reach, increasingly they encounter organizations and governments that influence their operations or claim jurisdiction over their corporate activities. The current corporate environment is a mélange of global competitors, multiple countries, and governments with differing social, legal, regulatory and political constraints and physical infrastructures; numerous cultures and languages; all facilitated by technology and more tightly linked than ever in the past.

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