Organisational Theory, Structure and Design June 2018 Assignment

01 Apr

Organisational Theory, Structure and Design

1. You are a consultant at Super Manufacturing; a family owned company is having 4 members of the family as the main decision maker. Generally they take decisions with experience. The company is facing a big problem of low performance and low morale of the employees. Discuss the various approaches of organizational effectiveness and find out the most suitable approach to effectiveness in such situation.

2. Megha recently joined Capex Healthcare Pvt. Ltd.’ As a Factory Manager. Before joining she was working as a factory manager of Index Healthcare Solutions. Comparatively a small system with a simple organizational structure. Generally, a simple organisational structure is followed in small-organisations comprising of the owner and a few employees. As the number of employees increases, the layers in the organisational structure also multiply, which results in a complex structure of the organization. Thus, a complex organisational structure is a result of various divisions of an organisation spread across the globe. Discuss the common problems Ms. Megha will face in managing new organization. What she can do to overcome with this problem.

3. ‘Pebble Pharmaceuticals’ is facing a big issue of conflict between Amit the production head and Prashant the head of Purchase department. A full lot of cough syrup is ready but cannot be dispatched because labels are not available. The purchase department takes labels once in a year to reduce the cost. If any specific demand will come from the departments they follow the due process of purchase. Although the store department already made a request for labels when cough syrup production started but Prashant is waiting on the request from Mr Amit the head of production. It happened because last year Amit and Prashant had a big conflict of sub-standard purchase, huge raw material was rejected by production department due to substandard quality. Prashant has taken it a personally and trying to play politics against him.

a) Describe the type of conflict discussed and what are the possible outcomes of such conflicts.

b) Suggest how the organization can avoid such conflicts.

Discuss the approaches to Managing Diversity

15 Sep

Organizational Theory, Structure and Design

Q 1. A large IT company is currently going through a leadership crisis. The CEO has just resigned and the dispute between the board and the CEO has left the top management team rudderless and divided. You have been appointed as the interim CEO and are tasked with getting the top leadership team in the company back on focused on the company objectives. Analyze the political environment (make reasonable assumptions) and discuss the Power Structure that would be prevalent in the company and discuss your way forward.

Q 2. Rivigo is a young start up that is establishing itself in the surface transport business. The main USP is that they promise and have successfully delivered 97% “On Time” performance and 95% “Zero Damage to Goods” to the customer. They are now looking to scale up the business and you have been made in charge of the same. Analyze the different structures that are available to you and recommend a suitable organization structure given the business requirement.

Q 3. Work culture and Diversity is a critical to the new age business. Discuss the following in the context of new age business like ecommerce business or a FM radio business.

a. Discuss how will you assess the current work culture in the company.

b. Discuss the approaches to Managing Diversity.

Discuss how will you assess the current work culture in the company

15 Sep

Organizational Theory, Structure and Design

Q 1. A large IT company is currently going through a leadership crisis. The CEO has just resigned and the dispute between the board and the CEO has left the top management team rudderless and divided. You have been appointed as the interim CEO and are tasked with getting the top leadership team in the company back on focused on the company objectives. Analyze the political environment (make reasonable assumptions) and discuss the Power Structure that would be prevalent in the company and discuss your way forward.

Q 2. Rivigo is a young start up that is establishing itself in the surface transport business. The main USP is that they promise and have successfully delivered 97% “On Time” performance and 95% “Zero Damage to Goods” to the customer. They are now looking to scale up the business and you have been made in charge of the same. Analyze the different structures that are available to you and recommend a suitable organization structure given the business requirement.

Q 3. Work culture and Diversity is a critical to the new age business. Discuss the following in the context of new age business like ecommerce business or a FM radio business.

a. Discuss how will you assess the current work culture in the company.

b. Discuss the approaches to Managing Diversity.

Work culture and Diversity is a critical to the new age business

15 Sep

Organizational Theory, Structure and Design

Q 1. A large IT company is currently going through a leadership crisis. The CEO has just resigned and the dispute between the board and the CEO has left the top management team rudderless and divided. You have been appointed as the interim CEO and are tasked with getting the top leadership team in the company back on focused on the company objectives. Analyze the political environment (make reasonable assumptions) and discuss the Power Structure that would be prevalent in the company and discuss your way forward.

Q 2. Rivigo is a young start up that is establishing itself in the surface transport business. The main USP is that they promise and have successfully delivered 97% “On Time” performance and 95% “Zero Damage to Goods” to the customer. They are now looking to scale up the business and you have been made in charge of the same. Analyze the different structures that are available to you and recommend a suitable organization structure given the business requirement.

Q 3. Work culture and Diversity is a critical to the new age business. Discuss the following in the context of new age business like ecommerce business or a FM radio business.

a. Discuss how will you assess the current work culture in the company.

b. Discuss the approaches to Managing Diversity.

Rivigo is a young start up that is establishing itself in the surface transport business

15 Sep

Organizational Theory, Structure and Design

Q 1. A large IT company is currently going through a leadership crisis. The CEO has just resigned and the dispute between the board and the CEO has left the top management team rudderless and divided. You have been appointed as the interim CEO and are tasked with getting the top leadership team in the company back on focused on the company objectives. Analyze the political environment (make reasonable assumptions) and discuss the Power Structure that would be prevalent in the company and discuss your way forward.

Q 2. Rivigo is a young start up that is establishing itself in the surface transport business. The main USP is that they promise and have successfully delivered 97% “On Time” performance and 95% “Zero Damage to Goods” to the customer. They are now looking to scale up the business and you have been made in charge of the same. Analyze the different structures that are available to you and recommend a suitable organization structure given the business requirement.

Q 3. Work culture and Diversity is a critical to the new age business. Discuss the following in the context of new age business like ecommerce business or a FM radio business.

a. Discuss how will you assess the current work culture in the company.

b. Discuss the approaches to Managing Diversity.

A large IT company is currently going through a leadership crisis

15 Sep

Organizational Theory, Structure and Design

Q 1. A large IT company is currently going through a leadership crisis. The CEO has just resigned and the dispute between the board and the CEO has left the top management team rudderless and divided. You have been appointed as the interim CEO and are tasked with getting the top leadership team in the company back on focused on the company objectives. Analyze the political environment (make reasonable assumptions) and discuss the Power Structure that would be prevalent in the company and discuss your way forward.

Q 2. Rivigo is a young start up that is establishing itself in the surface transport business. The main USP is that they promise and have successfully delivered 97% “On Time” performance and 95% “Zero Damage to Goods” to the customer. They are now looking to scale up the business and you have been made in charge of the same. Analyze the different structures that are available to you and recommend a suitable organization structure given the business requirement.

Q 3. Work culture and Diversity is a critical to the new age business. Discuss the following in the context of new age business like ecommerce business or a FM radio business.

a. Discuss how will you assess the current work culture in the company.

b. Discuss the approaches to Managing Diversity.

Organizational Theory, Structure and Design

15 Sep

Organizational Theory, Structure and Design

Q 1. A large IT company is currently going through a leadership crisis. The CEO has just resigned and the dispute between the board and the CEO has left the top management team rudderless and divided. You have been appointed as the interim CEO and are tasked with getting the top leadership team in the company back on focused on the company objectives. Analyze the political environment (make reasonable assumptions) and discuss the Power Structure that would be prevalent in the company and discuss your way forward.

Q 2. Rivigo is a young start up that is establishing itself in the surface transport business. The main USP is that they promise and have successfully delivered 97% “On Time” performance and 95% “Zero Damage to Goods” to the customer. They are now looking to scale up the business and you have been made in charge of the same. Analyze the different structures that are available to you and recommend a suitable organization structure given the business requirement.

Q 3. Work culture and Diversity is a critical to the new age business. Discuss the following in the context of new age business like ecommerce business or a FM radio business.

a. Discuss how will you assess the current work culture in the company.

b. Discuss the approaches to Managing Diversity.