Task 1: 2
Briefly explain: manager, management and organisation. Discuss why managers are important for the success of an organisation; include examples to demonstrate your understanding. 2
Task 2: 4
Select one of the following companies or a company you are familiar with and answer the questions: Virgin, BT, any educational institute, or any retail store 4
a. Discuss the term organisational structure and its significance in achieving organisational success.
Task 2 6
a. Draw an organisational chart and explain the main decisions taken by the managers at top, middle and first line levels of management? 6
a. Discuss the vision, mission and corporate strategy of any global organisation of your own choice. …show more content…
Matrix organisations are based on one worker has two bosses in two different sectors of the hierarchy. One boss will be "functional" an expert within their field, whilst the other boss is executive, who requires the assistance of the experts to fulfil the completion of the project.
Pyramids or hierarchies are an arrangement of individuals and roles with one appointed leader. The leader has numerous individuals providing support in their relevant fields or departments who all report to the leader, generally via sub - level leaders. The leader ensures the overall success of the organisation.
In conclusion the systematic structure of the organisation is what propels the success of any organisation. Failure to know, comply and perform in accordance with the demands of the individual roles within the organisation can be detrimental to the success.
a. Draw an organisational chart and explain the main decisions taken by the managers at top, middle and first line levels of management?
The organisational chart provides a snapshot of the hierarchy of BMW’s leadership team.
The decision making of the various levels of management are as follows:-
CEO Norbert Reithofer ultimately has the broadest scope of decision making. He is accountable to the Board and Shareholders. It is his responsibility to ensure that the revenue, longevity and sustainability of BMW are in line with the company’s vision. His decisions have