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Owen gilbride MPO Lo4 11/11/20181.Identify, illustrate and describe the type of structure that best describes the organisation, CGChocolates. CG chocolates uses a functional structure in their organisation. A functional structure is when anorganisation is divided into smaller groups based on specialized functions just as marketing, ITand finance see this CG chocolate as the organisation in separated into two functionaldepartments just as financial department that was ran by jack Ridgewell and they also have asale department that is ran by jimmy Mulvenie these functional departments are ran by twodifferent people but they both have to report to the same person that is Charlie as he hasauthority over everyone as he the owner of the business. Advantages of using this functionalstructure is that it groups together people of the similar skill set to work on their specialistsubject in essence makes the business more efficient and well lead to a better work force and abetter production level to the business and also this bring moredependable level fordepartment to successfully complete tasks at a high level and on time on the other note adisadvantages to this structure is that may bring unhealthy level of competition betweenemployees and departments this could lead to a us and them mentality that is bad for the overallrunning of the organisation. CG chocolate is shaped like a pyramid and at the top is Charlie who has authority over everyonein the organisation and below him are the different functional departments and they haveauthority over they employees in each of their department you can see a line running from thetop of the pyramid to the bottom of it in the diagram below: (colours of words represent whatthey mean on the diagram) Key: Line, Lateral, FunctionalGc chocolate Charlie Founder /ownerJack ridgewall(finance manager)
Owen gilbride MPO Lo4 11/11/20182.Suggest and Describe an alternative form of structure that would be more appropriate for thenewly merged organisation.A new organisational structure that the newly merged joy of chocolate can use is a geographicalstructure. This is where there the organisation has more than one key location in differentregions of a country or in a completely different country all together and each location have, theyown set of functional departments for the relevant location. In the example joy of chocolate have