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(Revised from original 2003 version)
A shift in strategy from broadcasting standardized programs throughout its footprint to localized programming necessitates a review of STAR's organizational structure. Growing complexity and a need for local responsiveness point toward adoption of a country-based organizational structure. The question arises concerning the systems that must be in place if headquarters is truly to decentralize decision rights. The case also raises the issue of the need for senior executives at corporate to redefine their roles.
Keywords: Corporate Strategy;
Decision Choices and Conditions;
Entertainment and Recreation Industry;
Piper, Thomas R. "STAR 2003." Harvard Business School Case 204-014, July 2006. (Revised from original November 2003 version.)