The paper "John’ s Organization" is a great example of an assignment on management. The analytical report presented below has been commissioned by our course coordinator Denise Tomlin with a view of helping us to relate to the course learning outcomes of our course. There were minimal challenges faced in coming up with this comprehensive analysis of management and organizational structures in the real world with reference to the case study highlighted on pages 455-6 of the 3rd edition of Managing Human Resources by Raymond stone. The report analyses the organizational structure highlighted in this case study and provide the thoughts of whether this structure is justified or not with supporting evidence. The report also provides suggestions that could help improve the communication between employees in the workshop department of the company as well as providing a new chain of command organizational diagram that highlights efficiencies made during harder economic times.
The report also highlights the benefits of hiring an external coach before finally looking at some contingency plans that a human resources practitioner would implement in this company. The report reaps the benefit of extensive research from books and articles and has a detailed description of the case study highlighting examples from situations in the real world as the writer heavily relies on external material to further support the arguments brought forward. Question 1 Proof that the organizational structure is not justified An organization structure is a framework that highlights an organization's approach to the allocation of duties and responsibilities, the establishment of communication links and the chain under which authority flows.
According to Pleshko L (2007), the purpose of a company’ s organizational structure is to successfully meet such set goals as the allocation of tasks, coordination of employee’ s efforts in order to meet a common goal and supervision that aims at continually improving on performance with a view set towards near perfection.
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