• Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

Interdependence in functional activities in any business organisation

Extracts from this document...

Introduction

Interdependence in functional activities in any business organisation In any business organisation there is a functional interdependence as different functions must need to communicate with each other in order to meet the business aims and objectives. Sales function and Marketing function do have interdependence between each other as to increase sales they need to market the product, this shows us how the interdependence takes place. Finance and Administration function they both depend on each other for records, they share ideas and work together. Since there are information which the administration has and need to be past to the finance department. Human Resource and customer service function inter depend on each other as they deal with customer complaints and deal with any issues regarding people. As for Tesco Plc the functional interdependent with each other in order to meet the organisation aims and objective for instance the marketing function and the sales function depend on each other as they need the information from each other. ...read more.

Middle

This person directly responsible for a group of workers is called their line manager. The development of the internal structure in Tesco Plc and Network Rail are influenced by : * Size * Business Environment * Strategic plans * Size, the larger the organisation is, the more formal the structure tends to become, in order to coordinate larger numbers of workers, departments/diversity of products or services. As Tesco Plc is influenced by its size as one of the major influence in its business internal structure as the business is large and to control it, its hard so in order for the smooth running of the organisation they need more departments. On the other hand Network Rail is influenced by the size as the bigger the sizes the more structure with more departments are needed. * Business Environment: The business environment is a major determinant of organisational structure. The business environment consists of all those factors which lie outside the business. As Tesco Plc has a competitive environment in this case they are influenced since it is very important that businesses are able to make quick decisions to outsmart the competition. ...read more.

Conclusion

It is a useful strategic tool for understanding market growth or decline, business position, potential and direction for operations. Political factors include areas such as tax policy, employment laws, environmental regulations, trade restrictions and tariffs and political stability. Economic factors are economic growth, interest rates, exchange rates and inflation rate. Social factors often look at the cultural aspects and include health consciousness, population growth rate, age distribution, career attitudes and emphasis on safety. Technological factors include ecological and environmental aspects and can determine barriers to entry, minimum efficient production level and influence outsourcing decisions. Technological factors look at elements such as R&D activity, automation, technology incentives and the rate of technological change. Political- Employment laws which governs the employees e.g. minimum wages. Economic- The Government increases tax on the products. Environmental- How can Tesco adapt to different climate changes which affects Tesco's suppliers. Environmental issues such as global warming. SWOT Analysis is used to observe a strategic analysis or analysing the key objectives of the company. Most companies try to raise its market share to expand more dominance in the market however, Tesco's core area of concentration is to increase its sales revenue ...read more.

The above preview is unformatted text

This student written piece of work is one of many that can be found in our AS and A Level Structures, Objectives & External Influences section.

Found what you're looking for?

  • Start learning 29% faster today
  • 150,000+ documents available
  • Just £6.99 a month

Not the one? Search for your essay title...
  • Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

See related essaysSee related essays

Related AS and A Level Structures, Objectives & External Influences essays

  1. Btec National Business Level 3 Year 1 - Exploring Business Activity

    Ethical and environmentally friendly behaviour attracts customers and reduces the risk of legal action. A good reputation for customer care and ethical standards Merit 3 Assignment 5 Plan - Know how external factors in the business environment impact on organisation.

  2. BMW PEST Analysis

    BMW will need to think of alternatives to produce cost effective cars but with the same quality built in which is admired by many customers.

  1. The Business Environment Coursework. Describe the type of business, purpose and ownership of ...

    the population may decrease which will have an effect on the demand for goods and services. In England the population is growing because people are living longer and the population of elderly people is growing. Tesco's now employ more older people who have maybe had hard physical jobs in their

  2. Introduction to J Sainsbury plc

    (Source: www.j-sainsbury.co.uk Date: 21st May 2003) This is the case because Sainsbury's profits will have increased over the next year. This helps Sainsbury's in achieving the goal of being the number one choice for food online. However, Sainsbury's are obviously not the consumers' first choice for food, according to Chief Executive Sir Peter Davis, as mentioned

  1. Introduction to Tesco

    The intention was to protect small shops against the lower prices that big retailers could offer their customers. Tesco introduced trading stamps so that it could bring lower prices to its customers. Customers collected stamps as they purchased their groceries and other items.

  2. Vodafone Plc

    suffer from low morale and high staff turnover only in the middle management layers. Role culture: it is also known as bureaucracies. A bureaucracy is normally split up into a number of functions that are then organised in a hierarchical way which the business is divided into various functions e.g.

  1. Investigating Business. Tesco PLC. I will be describing the aims and objectives of ...

    the hassle for waiting for staff on the till to checkout for them, plus all they have to do is scan the bar code of their product on the bar code scanner that is built in the self checkout machine and they simply selct what method of payment Cash/ card and simply pay and recieve a receipt.

  2. Legal influences and their impact on Sainsburys Plc

    Unless otherwise stated, information given to Sainsbury's (sainsburys.co.uk) will be shared with J Sainsbury Plc Group (which includes Sainsbury's Supermarkets Limited, Sainsbury's Energy and Telecommunications services) and with Sainsbury's Bank Plc'. This section from the privacy policy follows control numbers 3 and 2 from the Data Protection Act.

  • Over 160,000 pieces
    of student written work
  • Annotated by
    experienced teachers
  • Ideas and feedback to
    improve your own work