The Sinaloa Cartel Presented by: Charles Shammas, Isaiah Bell, Matthew Lau, and Tommy Halling
What is the Focus of Our Paper?• Research Question: What is the best way to examine the Sinaloa Cartel in order to understand how it operates and why it has been so successful?
The Argument• Examination of the Sinaloa Cartel from an organizational standpoint provides the most complete picture of the cartel, how it operates, and why it has been successful.
The Argument, cont.• By showing how the cartel faces and addresses the 7 shared problems of all organizations, we can confirm that the cartel is an organization.
The OutlineI. IntroductionII. Literature ReviewIII. 7 Shared Problems of Organizations A. Defining and Adapting Goals B. Inducing Participants to Contribute C. Controlling and Coordinating Work D. Taking in Resources E. Putting Out Products/Services F. Identifying, Hiring, Training Newcomers G. Managing Relationships between Allies & RivalsIV. Conclusion