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Atwhat point does extant research on organizational structure becomeobsolete? Why? Is the application of foundational research valid inthe modern organization? Why or why not?

Adayafter day,organizationsfacesituationswhereradicalnewknowledgeis neededto replacethealreadyexistingonerequiringtheorganizationto dealactively with possibleadverseimpactson their obsoleteknowledge.Obsoleteknowledgesuchas outdatedtechnologies becomelessimportantdue to a newadvancementin technologies. Theexistingtechnologies needto be replacedby theorganizationswith newonesto reduceunnecessarycostsin upgradingandmaintainingthem. Theobsoletetechnologies needto bereplacedbecausetheknowledgecan causeconfusionsamong employees.Theknowledgecan be dubioustheoriesthat can affecthowtheemployeesmakedecisions.Thesetheorieswill theemployeeswhilemakingdecisionsas theyare restrictedby theexistingtheoriesin theorganization(Rabbiosi andSantangelo, 2013). Adeepunderstandingof thetargetgroupisprovidedby foundational researchmakingitthemosteffectivewayto discoverstrategicbusinessopportunities.Foundational researchis validin themodernorganizationas itprovidesusefulinformationto theorganization.Forthemarketers, thestudyprovidesan opportunityto makegoodmarketingdecisions.Thedecisionscan befromthesearchmadeeitheron theinternet on whatthetargetgroupwantsfrom theorganization.Theresearchis validas theteamknowsthebeststrategyandmediumtheyuseto markettheir goodsorservicesto reachthetargetgroup.Thestudyalsoprovidestheorganizationwith usefulinformationon an existingbusinessopportunityin themarket.Through foundational research,a teamgetsto knowwhattheconsumersneed.Ifthere is inadequatesupply,theorganizationgetsan opportunitywhereitcan ventureandstartproducingthatparticularproductto theconsumers(Culnan andSwanson, 1986). Theresearchalsoprovidestheorganizationwith informationon thethingstheemployeesneedto doto achievetheorganization`sgoalsthusitis validin themodernorganizations.

References

Culnan,M. J., &amp Swanson, E. B. (1986). Research in managementinformation systems, 1980-1984: Points of work and reference. MisQuarterly,289-302.

Rabbiosi,L., &amp Santangelo, G. D. (2013). Parent company benefits fromreverse knowledge transfer: The role of the liability of newness inMNEs. Journalof World Business,48(1),160-170.

Langley,A., Smallman, C., Tsoukas, H., &amp Van de Ven, A. H. (2013).Process studies of change in organization and management: unveilingtemporality, activity, and flow. Academyof Management Journal,56(1),1-13.