Classifying Structure Homework
Prior to beginning work on this discussion, read Chapters 2 and 3 in your text, The Five Functions of Effective Management.
Address the following bullets, and provide an example company for each structure, with supporting rationale:
- Provide an example of one company that should employ the simple structure organizational configuration.
- Provide an example of one company that uses the machine bureaucracy form of structure.
- Describe the kinds of organizations should feature a professional bureaucracy form of structure. Give an example of one such organization.
- Describe the kinds of firms should use the divisional form of structure. Provide an example.
- Describe the types of organizations are best suited to the adhocracy form of structure. Provide an example.