b. Evaluate how organizational functions (e.g., marketing, finance, human resources (HR), operations, etc) impact the organizational structure of your selected organization.
c. Explain how organizational design (e.g., geographic, functional, customer-based, product, service, hybrid, matrix, marketing channels, departmentalization) determines which structure best suits your selected organization's needs.
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//Effective organizational function plays an important role in leaving an impact on the organizational structure. The paper is all about evaluating organizational functions and designs that impacts the organizational structure. In order to do evaluation, organization selected is Nestle. We will move one step ahead and discuss all the important organizational functions in detail. //
In Marketing: The marketing of the company is strong, as it aims to satisfy customer's need. This is also the foundation of the company's environmental marketing approach. Environmental products related to advertising, promotional material and packaging are based on scientific elements and are used by the company in an appropriate way. Through effective marketing activities, workforce of Nestle aims to minimize wastage in communication, publicity and promotional material making the organization structure strong (Griffin & Moorhead, 2011). The people working under marketing team in the organization posses both technical skills and personal characteristics, which enable them to focus on future aspects also, so that the organization, can dwell well in the market in the near future. The organization structure of the company is sound because the marketing and sales teams work in coordination with each other and try to minimize the problems in the best possible way.
In Finance: In Finance, managers make sure that the company is able to achieve maximum profits through minimum cost. The top level management makes sure that enough inventories are available in the workplace, so that the amount of stock available is adequate and the customers are provided with the best services. Budget is prepared by the finance manager, so that all the financial activities are carried out throughout the year effectively and all the set targets are achieved. In addition to this, cost analysis is also prepared by the finance manager, so that he/she is able to ...
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Human Resource Policy: Describe parameters, overview, policies of an organization
You are tasked to represent the Board of Directors of your organization in your selected industry. You are the top management team of the organization located (your choice of locations). You believe that productivity, quality of product, innovativeness, profitability (and/or cost effectiveness), and morale are much lower than they should be to meet the competitive and social challenges of the year 2008 and beyond. You will present a statement of management philosophy and a sketch of the basic human resources policies and procedures you believe will lead to the goals you seek. Members of the Board of Directors will be looking at (1) the soundness and innovativeness of your recommended program, (2) evidence of industry-study, interviews (if available), and library research, and (3) the quality of your presentation.
Students must have a minimum of three (3) referenced journals found in the online library included in the reference page about the policy and implementation. The paper should include an assessment of the student's current organizational demographics (If you are not working or do not have a frame of reference, you can research an organization through the online library or http://www.greatplacetowork.com/best/list-bestusa.htm) that is researched and potential impact using the following outline:
Parameters for the organization
? You are free to describe the organization with which you will be associated. You will need to provide some level of detail of your organization. Use your general knowledge, coursework, and research to accomplish this.
? Even though you are required to provide general organizational details, your primary function is human resources. Analyze based on this premise.
? Assume that a core group of managers and employees (approximately 250) are already in place.
? Your organization can produce a product or service.
Requirements for the Overview of the organization
? Description of what the organization does and organizational structure. Be specific. You may include an organizational chart.
? How does the organization operate? How are tasks/work projects accomplished?
? Is the organization domestic or international? Locations?
? Who are the competitors?
? What are the factors that you believe are critical to success in this organization?
? What is the culture like?
? How is information communicated?
? Why would people want to work for this organization?
Requirements for Policies
? Present a statement of management philosophy
? Develop the rationale for policies and procedures that you feel are needed to achieve the organizational goals. Minimally, policies on sexual harassment, promotion, and dismissal should be included. Include relevant legal issues. This rationale must be supported by relevant research; not just your opinion on what is needed.
? Develop a minimum of 5 actual policies to be included in appendices
? Analyze implications and draw conclusions
? Provide recommendations to include the rationale for selecting the policies and the impact on the organization
? Provide a plan of communication for implications
? Minimum of 3 scholarly peer reviewed journals must be included (I expect an extensive reference list of at least 10 references (books, journals, interviews, etc.) to be inclu