Business Studies

Which organisational structure is suitable for a uni-product manufacturing company?


SOLUTION
Functional structure
A functional organization structure is a hierarchical organization structure wherein people are grouped as per their area of specialization. These people are supervised by a functional manager with expertise in the same field. This expertise helps him effectively utilize the skills of employees, which ultimately helps organizations in achieving its business objectives.
In this kind of organization structure, people are classified according to the function they perform within the organization. The organizational chart for a functional organization structure shows the president, vice president, finance department, sales department, customer service, administration, etc.

View Full Answer

Its FREE, you're just one step away

Create your Digital Resume For FREE on your name's sub domain "yourname.wcard.io". Register Here!


Subjective Medium Published on 18th 09, 2020
Next Question
Questions 203525
Subjects 9
Chapters 126
Enrolled Students 127
Enroll Now For FREE

Realted Questions

Q1 Single Correct Medium
In the line and staff form, the function of staff is to _____.
  • A. obey the line
  • B. serve the line
  • C. advise the line
  • D. inform the line

Asked in: Business Studies - Organising


1 Verified Answer | Published on 18th 09, 2020

View Answer
Q2 Single Correct Medium
Due to different positions and types of authority within a line and staff organization, conflict between line and staff personnel is 
  • A. Evitable
  • B. Does not arise
  • C. None of the above
  • D. Inevitable

Asked in: Business Studies - Organising


1 Verified Answer | Published on 18th 09, 2020

View Answer
Q3 Subjective Medium
Short Answer Question: 
'If we delegate the authority we multiply with two, if we decentralize it we multiply with many'. Explain. 

Asked in: Business Studies - Organising


1 Verified Answer | Published on 18th 09, 2020

View Answer
Q4 Single Correct Medium
Authority, Accountability & Responsibility
Principle of "clarity of delegation" required that -
  • A. Only problems involving unusual matters should be referred upward and decided by higher level executives.
  • B. When authority is delegated, responsibility steps in and is coextensive with authority.
  • C. If the manager is able to pass on obligation along with delegation of authority to the subordinates, the rule of single chain of command will be violated.
  • D. Whether specific or general, written or unwritten, delegation of authority must be very clear in terms of its contents, functional relations, scope and assignments.

Asked in: Business Studies - Organising


1 Verified Answer | Published on 18th 09, 2020

View Answer
Q5 Passage Medium
As a production supervisor Amit decided on Friday afternoon how many units of output his employees will be able to produce and on which days certain products will be run in his department.He also decided which of his employees are going to be responsible for operating which machine within the department next week as his employees are multi-skilled assemblers.On Monday he inform his employees whom he has assigned to which machines by handling out assignment sheets and informs the employees that the schedule is going to be difficult due to the increased number of units.He goes on to tell them that he is sure they can fulfill the schedule because they are such good and skilled employees.Each day during the week he checks the amount of output that the employees have competed and the number of units that have been scraped.

Asked in: Business Studies - Organising


1 Verified Answer | Published on 18th 09, 2020

View Answer