Odilis Asilis, Pattie Randle,LeTesia Poole and Melissa Sugars University of Phoenix
MGT/230 Management Theory & Practice
Monday, October 24th, 2011
Professor Sylvia Ramirez-Cahan
Team D Week 3 Reflection Summary
For Week 3 I have had the opportunity to learn in detail how company’s functions determine the structure of its different departments due to the need of specialized tasks forces to achieve goals within the finance, marketing, sales human resources and other departments that need a specific structure to help achieve the company’s overall goal. I have learned that organizations benefit from these structures because they manage to bring together great people that share similar skills and knowledge that in turn will help to create better success within the organization.
On another note I have learned that the different structure of functions would depend on not only the size of the organization but of the services or products it provides. In my past experience I have been fortunate to have worker in large corporations where department functions were specific to achieve a part of the company’s overall goals. Making sure that each team or department gives the best that they can so that achieved success is granted for combined efforts. Letesia Poole
The material discussed in this week’s readings revolved around organizational agility, human resource management, and planning as a management function. I found the material of this week’s reading to be very interesting because I can apply it to my personal life as well as future professional careers. The chapter that I found to be the most interesting was the most interesting was Chapter 10 because it goes into depth about the job duties and functions of an HR manager or specialist. Learning about all that goes into considering which applicants to choose to how much to pay is very interesting and I never really knew how complex the issue could...