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Analyse the relationship between job roles, functions and an organisations structure, using appropriate illustrative examples.

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D1 Unit 4: People in Organisations Red Group10A/Eb1 Asid Ashraf 10L Assignment 8 ________________ Scenario ________________ ________________ I am working as an assistant to a Management Consultant. She knows that I have just left full time education and has asked me to help her prepare to give a presentation on job roles, functions and organisational structures. I decide to use a real organisation that I am familiar with as the basis for my report. ________________ Analyse the relationship between job roles, functions and an organisations structure, using appropriate illustrative examples. Task 4a: Why do organisational structures exist? Why is it important that an organisation has a structure? A organisational structure allows everyone within the workplace to work effectively in the company. The organisational structure allows effective team working within the company it also provides employees pride and enthusiasm for the organization and the work performed. Equal opportunity for each employee to realise their full potential within the company. Strong leaders within the company will provide strong direction and purpose. Strong communication within the organisation which will allow no misunderstanding when communicating within the company. This means strong communication between Managing Director, Managers and Operational staff in the company. Organisations need a structure to work effectively and also there would be high employee motivation and loyalty with the organisational structure. ...read more.

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The organisational structure allows the communication to be very fast. People at the bottom of the structure can easily liaise to the Managing Director. Task 4c: What is the importance of the job roles within each organisation and the functions that they form part of? Again how do they help the organisation achieve their objectives? Co-operative aims: 1. To be a commercially successful business 2. To meet the needs of our customers and the communities we serve 3. To respond to our members and share our profits 4. To be an ethical leader 5. To be an exemplary employer 6. To inspire others through co-operation The above aims help the organisation to achieve their goals. Tesco aims: 1. Build strong relationships with our suppliers 2. Get the best value for our customers 3. Give our customers confidence that we maintain good standards throughout our supply chain. 4. To buy and sell our products responsibly- so our customers know that everything they buy is produced under decent conditions, and everyone involved is treated fairly. 5. Our aim is to be as strong in non-food as in food. This means offering the same great quality, range, price and service for our customers as we do in our food business. 6. The UK is our biggest market and the core of our business. We aim to provide all our customers with excellent value and choice. 7. Providing better information about nutrition. 8. ...read more.

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In a tall structure there are many functions and job roles which support the company by Human Resources it will support the company if they recruited the right staff that do the job effectively this will then help the company to succeed its goals. In a flat structure there are fewer functions but this means that it allows more flexibility with the company and allows more movement within the organisation so for example if the Managing Director is absent the person below can take over so therefore the company will still be functioning. ________________ ________________ Task 4f: ________________ Conclusion ? what does a correctly organised structure allow the organisation to achieve? ________________ An organisation can be structured in many different ways, depending on their objectives. The structure of an organisation will determine the modes in which it operates and performs. Organisational structure allows the CEO of Tesco allocates responsibilities for different functions. Also a high correctly organised structure allows the organisation to achieve their aims and objectives this is because a structure easily allows the aims and objective it clearly shows what needs to be achieved by each functional area. ________________ ________________ ________________ ________________ ________________ ________________ ________________ ________________ ________________ ________________ ________________ ________________ ________________ ________________ ________________ ________________ ________________ ________________ ________________ ________________ ________________ ________________ ________________ ________________ ________________ ________________ Mrs Watterston Edexcel Business BTEC Level 2 2010/2011 ...read more.

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