12(a). You have been called in as a consultant to analyze the operations at CRU. What would you advise? (8 points)
12(b). (i) Explain the current organizational structure at CRU and list one advantage and one disadvantage of the structure (4 points)
(ii) What organizational design changes might be undertaken to improve the operations at the company? Why? (4 points)
(iii) Explain the new organizational structure you would recommend at CRU and list one advantage and one disadvantage of the new structure (4 points)
A feature of functional management structures is that they retain one-man command, but at the same time, specialization occurs in homogeneous activities (accounting, sales, production, and engineering).
It reduces duplication of effort and consumption of material resources in functional areas. Such a structure makes it difficult to coordinate management influences and is expressed in the following:
- functional departments may be more interested in the implementation of the goa...
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