BUS051 HW6

BUS051 HW6 - Sharon Ng Professor Henderson BUS051 06 July...

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Sharon Ng Professor Henderson BUS051 06 July 2011 Lesson 6 Homework Steffi Graf has assumed leadership of Ace Products after many years of loyal service. Ace Products is an international manufacturer of copiers, printers, and fax machines. Historically, their customers have fallen into four groups: hospitals, small businesses, airlines, and state and local governments. After talking with her daughter, who has just completed her business degree, Steffi is beginning to wonder if reorganization would benefit Ace Products. The organization is a functional organization. What benefits can be expected from this form of organization? Answer: A functional structure is a structure in which authority is determined by the relationships between group functions and activities. This type of organization is typically used by small to medium-sized firms, which are usually structured around basic business functions: a marketing department, an operations department, and a finance department. The benefits of this approach include
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