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Company structure, cont.
HW check: Submit the paragraph on big / small companies Company structure (MK, p 22-23) Vocabulary Delegate decision making Delegate responsibilities Give instructions Give priority Make decisions Motivate staff Take decisions Take a piece of paper, close books & notebooks answer my questions
Recognize the topic and use the words / phrases to talk about it. reducing the chain of command removing layers of workers decision making empowerment delegate
Recognize the topic and use the words to talk about it. large manufacturing companies departments divisions complicated activities
WHICH COMPANY DEPARTMENT IS IN CHARGE OF…? money paid, received, borrowed, or owed promoting, selling and distributing products or services of its company discovering new knowledge about products, to create new and improved products recruiting new staff & administrative aspects of the employees legal advice to other departments in the company actual construction and preparation of products
COMPANY DEPARTMENTS PRODUCTION CUSTOMER SERVICE ADVERTISING LEGAL ACCOUNTS PERSONNEL (HR) MARKETING FINANCE PUBLIC RELATIONS (PR) RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT (R&D) MAINTENANCE DISTRIBUTION QUALITY CONTROL INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (IT) etc. …deals with …is in charge of …is responsible for
DIVISIONvsDEPARTMENT Usually ______ -based (or ______-based) e.g. Food Division Cosmetics Division Automotive Division Plastics Division European Division Asian Division Usually _______-based e.g. Production Department Finance Department Purchasing Department Marketing Department Sales Department HR Department PR Department R&D Department IT Department ICT Department
DIVISIONvsDEPARTMENT Usually product-based (or market-based) e.g. Food Division Cosmetics Division Automotive Division Plastics Division European Division Asian Division MK, p 24 Usually function-based e.g. Production Department Finance Department Purchasing Department Marketing Department Sales Department HR Department PR Department R&D Department IT Department ICT Department
Vocabulary: ORGANIZATIONAL UNITS Rephrase the following phrase: The companyconsists of… is composed of… is divided into… is made up of… contains... includes … …departments (function-based: production dept.), divisions (product/market-based: Food division, Asian division), sectors, sections, business units, arms…
Vocabulary: Division of responsibilities Rephrase the following question: What are you responsible for? What are you in charge of? What are your responsibilities?
Vocabulary: Chain of command and line authority Rephrase the following question: Who is your superior? Who do you report to? Who are you responsible to? Who are you accountable to? Who are you subordinated to? Who do you receive instructions from?
Use: report to, be accountable to, be subordinated to Managing Director (MD) Marketing Manager Production Manager Cosmetics Division Manager Food Division Manager Finance Manager HR Manager
Chain of command and line authority Who can appointYOU? promote remove dismiss Who reports TO YOU? Who is accountable to you?
Use: appoint, promote, remove, dismiss Use: reports to, is accountable to Managing Director (MD) Marketing Manager Production Manager Cosmetics Division Manager Food Division Manager Finance Manager HR Manager
Wikinomics and the future of companies MK, p.21 Title? Synonym for cooperate? A word linking wikinomics and outsourcing? Opposite to “outsourcing”?
Assignment: COMPANY STRUCTURE (MK, pp.22-23) HIER.FUNCT.MATRIXTEAM key words advantages disadvantages
Take a piece of paper (A4) Close your books Drawing dictation
HW: 1. MK, p 24: Incompatible goals 2. Describe company structure below using phrases from RB, pp (submit on Wednesday)