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This is the whole assignment. The company that we chose to do is Toyota..I am only required to do the second bullet, which is to evaluate how organizational functions influence.

Prepare an oral presentation, accompanied by 10-15 Microsoft PowerPoint slides with Speaker's Notes, in which you select an organization with which your Learning Team is familiar, and present the following items as they relate to that organization:

o Describe the organizational structure of your selected organization. Compare and contrast that structure with two different organizational structures of similar organizations.

o Evaluate how organizational functions (e.g., marketing, finance, human resources, operations) influence and determine the organizational structure of your selected organization.

o Explain how organizational design (e.g., geographic, functional, customer-based, product, service, hybrid, matrix, marketing channels, and departmentalization) help to determine which structure best suits your selected organizationâ??s needs.

â?¢ Format your presentation consistent with APA guidelines.

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Toyota's structure is important, and worth noting when it comes to how they function on a regular basis. They have three key areas that make their structure unique, and that is culture, structure, and human resource strategies.

In regards to human resources, they have high stability, which allows them to invest in continuing training and development for each employee, so that they are better workers as well as able to do their job more effectively. The company also gives internal promotions to their employees. This gives each of them a sense of ownership when this occurs. With culture, they stress learning, and to become modest during the process. Each employee is given the ...

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This solution discussed the organizational functions of Toyota.