MGT 330 WEEK 2 DISCUSSION 1 - WEEK 2 DISCUSSION 1 Explain...

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WEEK 2 DISCUSSION 1 Explain how the following somewhat match each other: Functional Structure with Simple Structure : Simple Structure in used in most small businesses which have low number of levels and minimum departmentalization. For example: local restaurant, wine shop, Bicycle repair shop. All the workers communicate directly with the Owner. Therefore it has very few layers in the Organizational chart. This is prevalent in small start up companies where it is less complex and not much formalization, and has a dominant Strategic Apex. This means that mostly top managers have control on how the organization runs. Functional Structure is also where the President of the organization will take decisions and they are subject to his/her judgement. It is most effective in small businesses with few products and with stable external environment. Divisional Structure with Departmentalization by Product : Departmentalization by

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