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Table of ContentsIntroduction1Organisational Structure3Ford Motor’s Organizational Structure3Volkswagen’s Organizational Structure4Ford VS Volkswagen : Which one has the more modern arrangements?5Does it increases the firm’s efficiency or does it hamper the company’s efforts to containcosts and be more competitive? Why?6References8
IntroductionFord, or The Ford Motor Corporation, is an American multinational vehicle manufacturerthat was founded in Dearborn by Henry Ford in 1903 and has evolved to be one of the world'sautomotive leaders. This company is credited with inventing the notion of mass production. Byintroducing its new approach of large-scale management and manufacturing, which included themoving assembly line, Ford was able to produce a low-cost car for the American middle class in1914. Fordism is the name given to this method. Ford was placed fifth among the world's largestvehicle manufacturers in 2010. Ford employed 213,000 employees globally in 2008 andproduced 5.532 million vehicles. Jaguar and Land Rover were acquired by Ford in 1989 and2000, respectively, before being sold to Tata Motors in March 2008. Following that, Ford Volvoowned Volvo, a Swedish vehicle manufacturer, from 1999 until 2010. However, Forddiscontinued the Mercury brand due to financial difficulties. Furthermore, the financial crisis atthe turn of the century led Ford to sell well-known brands like Jaguar and Volvo in order to focuson enhancing core products and re-engaging customers in Ford automobiles (GlobalizationStrategies: Ford Vs Toyota, 2021).Meanwhile, Volkswagen AG (Volkswagen), a subsidiary of Porsche Automobil HoldingSE, is an automobile manufacturer. Volkswagen's corporate headquarters are located in theGerman city of Wolfsburg, in the state of Niedersachsen. Passenger cars, pickup trucks, buses,and motorcycles are among the products that the company manufactures and distributes, as wellas light commercial vehicles, genuine parts, turbomachinery, large-bore diesel engines,propulsion components, unique gear units, and testing equipment. Apart from dealer andcustomer finance as well as fleet management and mobility services, it also provides leasing andbanking services along with insurance. Volkswagen sells products under the Volkswagen,Porsche, Bugatti, Lamborghini, Bentley, Audi, Ducati, Scania, and MAN brand names. Inaddition, Volkswagen also sells products under the Volkswagen, Porsche, Bugatti, Lamborghini,Bentley, Audi, Ducati, Scania, and MAN brand names. This company has expanded in Europe,North America, South America, Asia Pacific, and other parts of the world. The firm has
manufacturing facilities in several locations throughout the world (Volkswagen AG CompanyProfile - Volkswagen AG Overview, 2022).
Organisational StructureIt is critical for all firms to have an organizational structure since it provides direction toall employees by outlining the official reporting connections that regulate the company'sworkflow. Additionally, a comprehensive definition of a company's structure makes it simple toadd additional positions, resulting in a flexible and ready means of expansion (Ingram, 2019).

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