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Functional Coordination and Integration

Discuss the importance and methods of coordination and integration needed among the product, people and support process functional strategies to better ensure overall functional strategy success.

Identify companies where you believe this functional coordination has contributed to the success of the organization or where lack of effective functional coordination has led to weaknesses.

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//Every organization consists of many individuals, different departments, and groups to perform various activities in order to achieve organizational objectives. Coordination means to integrate these different activities within or beyond the boundaries of an organization. The paper will include importance and methods of coordination and integration needed among the product, people, and support processes to ensure the overall functional strategy success. It will also include an example to define the effectiveness of functional coordination.//

Coordination is important for companies to integrate plans and activities, so that they can carry out their operations effectively. It starts from execution level and goes down to the front line of the company, where workers perform their activities. It is a complex task that requires planning and other technological advancements to manage the company's operations and projects in order to improve the working process and time management (Marquis, 2012). It is also important to formulate functional strategy and strategic goals to achieve profitability. Methods of coordination include some processes related to establishing the structure of the organization, planning functional strategy, communicating decisions, and aligning activities ...

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