MGMT210 - HW9

MGMT210 - HW9 - properly grouped under the President. The...

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MGMT 210 – 101 HW #9 – 10/07/10 Organizational Structures Based on the chart we received in class, I believe that this layout is more closely associated with the Functional approach than any other organizational structure type. “Functional structure is the grouping of positions into departments based on similar skills, expertise, work activities, and resource use.” Contrasting this definition with the chart, we can see that the four departments: University Budget, Chief of Staff, General Counsel and Governmental Affairs are
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Unformatted text preview: properly grouped under the President. The President also has his own personal staff under him, properly grouping them based on the similarities in skills, expertise and work activities. Each functional department is concerned with the organization as a whole; functional structure is a strong vertical design. This hierarchical model is undoubtedly an example of the Functional structure....
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