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Interdependence in functional activities in any business organisation

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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.

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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.

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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.

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