Organizational Structure

Chose a public agency and analyze its organizational structure. Which of the following designs might categorize the organization?

  • Functional.
  • Product and hybrid.
  • Matrix.
  • Market and customer focused.
  • Geographical.
  • Process.
  • Discuss the key concepts and factors that substantiate your observation. Examine the strengths and weaknesses of the organizational structure and analyze how the structure might influence the organization’s effectiveness.

Use the literature to support your analysis. Information on the organizational structure of the agency can be obtained through observation, personal experience, Web sites or the literature.