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Organisational structure Rolls Royce is a technology and global leader. They employ 35,200 people and operate in 48 countries

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Organisational structure Rolls Royce is a technology and global leader. They employ 35,200 people and operate in 48 countries. Headquarter is based in England UK. Large manufacturing plants are for example located in American, Singapore and China. A hierarchical structure is used to manage the company. As a giant company, they choose hierarchical structure to manage the company. It is a traditional and effective structure for Rolls Royce to supervise and develop the business. The Group managed by detailed systems and procedures due to the large turnover. Their annual turnover is �5645 million. And the group enjoys 25 percentage of the engine market in the world. The Group supplies all the major engine sectors: transport, combat, trainer, and helicopters. There are many layers between the top and the bottom in the group. The top layer set up the policy and decision making. The bottom layer would follow the guideline so they can achieve the company objectives. The group structure is Chairman Board of Directors Group of Executives Board of Management Group of General Management . .. ..... .......... The main departments within the group are: Administration Division Business Division Customer Support Division Network Development Division Production Services Division R&D Department Finance Department Human Resources Each division has managers for supervision. The staff in each division needs to follow the managers' decision. ...read more.

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Employees are no likely to express their ideas and creation freely becuase they have to follow orders and procures. Lack of sharing information and communicate more conflicts between employees. This affect the job employee and serious consequent such as: strikes, producing engine in right ways. Communication channels Rolls Royce group is hierarchical structures organisations more are the communication are from downward direction. Managers are give decisions and instruction. And the employees are following the rules and working procedure to achieve their jobs. There are many channels to communicate internally such as: notice, appraisal interviews, reports, Memos, face to face and e-mail etc. Internal communications + External communications Formal communication In Rolls Royce, managing director has a formal meeting directly with five department mangers once a week such as: HR, R&D and financial department. During the meeting, they discuss the company policy and problem occurs in the department. For example: there are short in engineers in R&D, the R&D manager would raise the problem to discuss in the meeting. Informal channels Sometime the line manager wants to find out hat staff thinks abut the organisation. They would group together with some worker unofficially to tell to them. For example: the health and safety manager would ask the employee during the work hour if the group offer them enough health and safety instruction or not. ...read more.

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Communications are normally from top positions to low positions, which give instructions and decisions to the employees. The employees use their experience and skills to achieve the objectives. Group meetings allow the employees to express their opinions that assist the group to continue to improve their flexibility and profits. Electronic communication technologies are the most effective way to communicate and solve problems between different regions and departments. The objectives are easily achieved when good communications are applied. Good communications also help to solve complicated structures of the company. Most of the disadvantages are sorted out. As Rolls Royce is a large enterprise, face to face communication is sometimes difficult. Culture has an important role in communication for the company. It regulates the employees' behaviours and guides the action. It reduces the company uncertainty and provides a balance for all the staff. Staff is well co-ordinated so that they can achieve the objectives more smoothly. For all those reasons, the turnover of the group is �5645 millions, which increases 5% per year. The profit is �285 millions, which increases 8% per year. They gained 30 per cent market share of the global business in high quality engines. There are over 54,000 gas turbines in service world-wide and more than 4,500 customers. Technology and better services will continue to meet customer needs over the next two decades. They employ around 35,000 people in 15,000 different jobs. The management ensures that all the employees perform their best in their jobs. ?? ?? ?? ?? Task2 Chong Lai Kang (KEN) ...read more.

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