Week two home work for mgt330: management for organizations
Please read the chapter that is attached under attachments in order to complete the week 2 discussion 1. The question needs to be answered with the information utilized in the chapter that is provided and references as well in APA format. I need both week 2 dicussion post 1 and 2 completed and they both need to be submitted before 10pm 6-11-15. The information contained in the attached chapter can also be utilized on discussion 2 as well.
Structure for Conglomerates
Reflect on your reading for the week, specifically Analytical Exercise 8. Is another form of structural configuration better suited to multiproduct, multiservice companies? If not, is there a form of departmentalization for multiproduct, multiservice companies which would match somewhat the divisional structure configuration?”
Explain how the following somewhat match each other:
• functional structure with simple structure
• divisional structure with departmentalization by product
• machine bureaucracy with centralized, mechanistic structure
• professional bureaucracy with decentralized, organic structure
Your initial post should be at least 200 words in length. Support your claims with examples from required material(s) and/or other scholarly resources, and properly cite any references. Respond substantively to at least two of your classmates’ posts.
Address the following questions and also provide the name of a company example of each structure with supporting rationale. Reply substantively to two other learners.
- What kinds of companies should employ the simple structure organizational configuration?
- What kind of companies should use the machine bureaucracy form of structure?
- What kinds of organizations should feature a professional bureaucracy form of structure?
- What kinds of firms should use the divisional form of structure?
- What types of organizations are best suited to the adhocracy form of structure?
Guided Response: Your initial post should be at least 200 words in length. Support your claims with examples from required material(s) and/or other scholarly resources, and properly cite any references. Respond substantively to at least two of your classmates’ posts.