Summaries of Images of Organizations
Images of Organizations
Date: 20th Dec 2012
TABLE OF CONTENT SS2 ACTIVITY 1 3 SS2 ACTIVITY 2 6 SS2 ACTIVITY 3 9 SS2 ACTIVITY 4 12 SS2 ACTIVITY 5 15 SS2 ACTIVITY 6 19
SS2 ACTIVITY 1
“What is an organization”
In my opinion, an organization is basically members of a working group that are structured and allocated various tasks with the aim of achieving a common goal.
“A visit to Mcdonald’s”
Q.1 In what ways does a Mcdonald’s retail outlet resemble a machine?
Mcdonalds resembles a machine in the following ways: * A machine usually consists of different parts achieving a common goal. For instance, a car engine would consist of different parts such the alternator, cylinders, injection …show more content…
How can you explain Acme effectiveness in contrast to Omegas? What factors might change it?
The effectiveness of both companies can be assessed on the structure of their organizations with the advantages and disadvantages attached to them;
Since Acme has a mechanistic structure, general procedures would be implemented and employees generally follow them. For such an industry, whereby there are high volumes of producing standardized products