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(Revised from original 2001 version)
USA TODAY: Pursuing the Network Strategy (A)
Describes the evolution of USA TODAY Online, the electronic version of the newspaper, within the organizational structure of the newspaper. Describes the tensions and issues that develop and the pressure from the Online division to be spun off. At the same time, CEO Tom Curley sees a greater strategic need for integration. Poses the question of what degree or type of strategic integration is required, what degree of organizational integration this implies, and how it can be achieved.
Keywords: Business Units;
Organizational Change and Adaptation;
Journalism and News Industry;