Organisational Structure, Style and People Issues
- Strategy before structure?
- Building the organisation’s structure: basic principles
- The choice of management style and culture
- Types of organisational structure
- Organisational structures for innovation
- Motivation and staffing in strategy implementation
- Heads of organisations, chief officers, chairpersons, board members and directors.
- Heads of departments, and senior managers & executives involved in the development of strategic management.
- Those who wish to understand the basic concepts for identifying the future of their organisations with the new challenges and opportunities that may lead to substantial change.
- Those who wish to consider not only the rational approach to strategic decision making, but also the creative aspects of such decisions.
- Those who wish to grasp the major intended and emergent initiatives that can be taken, involving the utilisation of resources, to enhance the performance of their firms in their external environments.
Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:
- Evaluate critically the arguments that strategy and structure have a more complex relationship than that suggested by the early strengths.
- Understand the basic principles involved in designing the structure of an organisation to meet its chosen strategy.
- Evaluate the importance of changing an organisation’s management style at the same times as changing its strategy.
- Outline the six main types of organisation structure and assess their advantages and disadvantages in relation to a particular strategy.
- Develop the special organisation structures that are more likely to lead to innovative strategies.
- Explain the formal organisation needed to motivate staff and implement the chosen strategies.