The Effects Of Organizational Structure In The Management Of Organization (a Case Study Of Life Vegetable Oil, Nnewi)

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SYNOPSIS

THE MAJOR PURPOSE OF THIS STUDY IS TO EXAMINE THE EFFECT OF ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE ON MANAGEMENT WITH REFERENCE TO LIFE VEGETABLE NNEWI. THE POPULATION OF THIS STUDY CONSISTED OF 90 WORKERS OF LIFE VEGETABLE COMPANY. THE SAMPLE OF THE STUDY WAS CONSISTED OF 40 OUT OF 90 STAFF OF VEGETABLE COMPANY OIL UMUDIM NNEWI. THE SAMPLE WAS DRAWN USING SYSTEMATIC RANDOM SAMPLING THE DATA GATHERING INSTRUMENT WAS QUESTIONNAIRE. THREE RESEARCH QUESTIONS WAS DEVELOPED AND VALIDATED WHICH GLIDED THE STUDY. THE RESEARCH DESIGNED UTILIZED IN THE STUDY WAS A SURVEY METHOD. SAMPLE PERCENTAGES WERE USED TO ANSWER THE RESEARCH QUESTIONS. THE MAJOR FINDINGS OF THIS STUDY WAS THAT THE ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE HAS CONTRIBUTED IMMENSELY TO THE EFFICIENCY OR INEFFICIENCY OF WORKERS IN THE ORGANIZATION. THE DELAY IN DECISION MAKING AFFECTS THE EFFECTIVENESS OR PERFORMANCE OF WORKERS IN THE ORGANIZATION. ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE ENCOURAGES INEFFICIENCY AND INEFFECTIVENESS. IT WAS CONCLUDED THAT FOR EVERY COMPANY TO BE EFFECTIVE THERE MUST BE AN ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE. AND EACH STRUCTURE MUST BE DOING THE RIGHT THING AT THE RIGHT TIME. THE RESEARCHER RECOMMENDED THAT INFORMATION IS VERY ESSENTIAL TO EVERY ORGANIZATION. CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION SHOULD BE KEPT SECRET, MANAGERS SHOULD LIVE EXEMPLARY LIVES BY AVOIDING CORRUPTION, ABUSE OF POWER, OFFICIAL INDISCIPLINE, FAVOURITISM AND NEPOTISM ENSURING THE ORGANIZATIONS RULES AND REGULATION ARE IMPLEMENTED.

TABLE OF CONTENT

 Title page

Approval page

Dedication

Acknowledgment

Table of content

Abstract

 

CHAPTER ONE

1.1      Introduction

1.2      Statement of problem

1.3      Purpose of study

1.4      Significance of the study

1.5      Research Questions

1.6      Limitation of study

1.7      Delimitation

CHAPTER TWO

2.1   Literature Review

 

CHAPTER THREE

3.0      Research Methodology

3.1      Target population

3.2      Sample size

3.3      Instrument for Data Collection

3.4      Authenticity of Data Collection

3.5      Data Collection Techniques

3.6      Source of Data

 

CHAPTER FOUR     

4.1      Data Presentation and Analysis

 

CHAPTER FIVE

5.1      Conclusion and Recommendation

5.2      Recommendation

References

Bibliography

Appendix

Questionnaire


CHAPTER ONE

INTRODUCTION

1.1     BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY

The effects of organizational structure on any worth while enterprise cannot be over emphasized. This is because organizational structure hinges on the very foundation of effective business enterprises. The essential element necessary for effective organization this include;

a.          The nature of the establishment itself.

b.          It objectives

c.           Productivity

d.          Services and interaction

For any meaningful business to thrive, these factors must be placed in motion and must work harmoniously amongst each other.

Organization is defined in many ways. In the study of the management, it can be referred in structure of relationship among individuals.

Organizations are primarily complex of goals seeking of unit which in order to survive must accompany secondary task e.g. they must maintain their internal system to co-ordinate the human side of the enterprise and must adapt and to shape the external environment.

EITON (1984) stated that human affiliation of man could be a motivating force and viewed of the industrial organization as a social and economic as well as technical system.

According to Elton, managers should be judged by their ability to maintain co-operation, this implies that once a primary group is seen as motivating force, it may be said that a managerial elite will become absolute as the works, the group itself become the decision making. Whether or not, this is possible. It does appear that changes is needed in inter-personal relations and it is here that management can help by instilling value which permits the expression of feeling and trust and concern for the individual.

The organizational structure is the basic framework within which the executives decision making behaviour occurs. The quality and nature of decision made are influenced by the nature of the organizational structure as an element of management and it concern with grouping of activities which must be grouped logically and authority must be granted so that conflict do not occur.

According to Agwu Akpala (1988) management is the process of combing and utilizing or allocating organization inputs (men, material and money by planning, organizing, directing and controlling for the purpose of producing outputs goods and services or whatever the objective are desired by the customers so that the organization objectives are accomplished.

In this process, work is performed with and through organization personal is an over changing organization environment. Management can also be defined as the effective and efficient utilization of human resources and non human resources to achieve organizational goals, hence producing goods and services desired by customers. We believe that by this studying the management process, you can increase your effectiveness and efficiency as a manager. To be effective, one need to be combine on his study of management with experience. This means that the management can also be got through experience.

                

1.2     STATEMENT OF THE PROBLEM

The need of the effect of organizational structure on management cannot be over emphasized. This is because goal attainment is an important index in an organization.

Organization structure is a practical division of work, the scalar process and span of management. The quality and worth of any organization depend on the caliber of manager that behind it.

Organization with the effective managers is likely to be successful while those without effective managers may fail. In a developing country like Nigeria, many problems are involved in effect of organizational structure on the management.

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