This assessment is designed to foster learning in relation to the first four unit learning outcomes. Through undertaking this task it is expected that you will be able to:
1. Describe contemporary organisational structures.
2. Explain contemporary people management practices.
The assessment requires you to make use of the information provided in the business model case below – Large Gold Miner, EMP.
Based on the detail provided about the company, analyse this business model and create your interpretation of its current organisational design. Use relevant management and organisational theory to support your analysis.
Each of the essays requires you to demonstrate how your organisational design allows this business model to manage its resources and to promote and support its products and services.
Essay 1 – will start with a concise summary outline of your analysis, including a diagram, of this organisation’s design and how it currently operates. You will then demonstrate how theory explains the dimensions of structure and people management of your organisational design. Essay 1 will have an interim conclusion discussing how structure and people management interrelate.