Devonian Coast Wineries 1

Carl Sparkes CEO of Atlantic Canada based Devonian Coast Wineries has an issue on his hands. In this case specifically the issue is how to reduce complexity and indeed simplify the operations of his recently acquired winery operation. In general complexity exists in the industry due to having to deal with many growers and creating so many wines per grower.

Interviewee

Carl Sparkes

Company

Industry

Business Activity

Devonian Coast Wineries 

Wine

Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting

Headquarters

Wolfville, Canada

Size

Medium

Employees

Fewer than 25

Less than $1 million

Yearly Revenue

Private Company

Type of Entity

Subject

Organization Theory

Level of Difficulty

Medium

Enhance organizational design knowledge

Teaching Objectives

Keywords

Restructuring

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F.C. Manning School of Business

Acadia University

Wolfville, Nova Scotia

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