July 19, 2010
Organizing Function of Management
This paper shows how McDonald’s like any other organization must use the organizing function of management to have a successful business. Management must always take action. It is important for management to organize and coordinate activities that relate to the establishments policies. Over the years management has developed from creating charts to identify business functions, creating reporting relationships, and having personnel departments that administer plans, programs and paperwork to having effective managers who use new forms of organizing. In today’s society it is important that management view their employees and customers as the most important resource available. Organizations are building establishments that are flexible and adaptive in regards to competition and customer needs. It is important that organizations organize activities that attract people to the establishment, specify job responsibilities, put specific jobs into job categories, marshal and assign resources, and create conditions that people work together to accomplish the maximum amount of success possible (Bateman & Snell, 2009) McDonald’s Corporation
McDonald’s Corporation is made of franchises and operates in 117 countries. Through all the McDonald’s Corporations they have employed more than 15 million people. In 2009 an average of 60 million customers were served each day around the world (McDonald’s 2009 Annual Report, 2010). McDonald’s uses a collaborative management approach which has created a strong global leadership team throughout McDonald’s history. Management has taken responsibility of working together with each other’s franchises to take on new challenges and responsibilities on behalf of the Company (McDonald’s 2009 Annual Report, 2010). McDonald’s continues to be successful because of the focus on their management enhancing long-term...