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What are the advantages of the traditional functional approach to departmentalization?

What are the advantages of the traditional functional approach to departmentalization?

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  • thank you but, I was wondering if its possible to get this in paragraph format
    • mijake
    • Jul 19, 2016 at 9:03pm
  • okay.let me work on it
    • freddcrew345
    • Jul 19, 2016 at 9:04pm
  • The reason being, it's an essay question
    • mijake
    • Jul 19, 2016 at 9:04pm
  • okay.just give a little time
    • freddcrew345
    • Jul 19, 2016 at 9:06pm
  • The traditional functional approach to departmentalization has several advantages. Firstly, through this approach, economies of scale can be realized. This is because the approach puts people with similar skills into groups and thus in turn allows the company to buy more efficient equipment and obtain discounts for large purchase. Secondly, there is a high efficiency of work since each department is under a highly qualified staff and experts. This leads to higher productivity. Lastly, the approach Simplifies training and supervisor of the subordinates and also Staffers work with others in their field, which allows for knowledge sharing and lateral job moves to learn new skills
    • freddcrew345
    • Jul 19, 2016 at 9:15pm
  • thank you!
    • mijake
    • Jul 19, 2016 at 9:16pm
  • welcome
    • freddcrew345
    • Jul 19, 2016 at 9:19pm

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