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Organisational Culture Assignment - Kellogg Company

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INTRODUCTIONOrganisational structure refers to ways in which activities like supervision, coordinationand task allocation are carried out for achieving aims of organisation. Organisations must becaring, innovative, flexible and efficient for being sustainable within competitive market(Landyand Conte, 2016). Organisational culture refers to aggregation of behaviour and values whichimpart psychological and social environment of organisation. This essay is based on TheKellogg Company which is a multinational food manufacturing organisation which isheadquartered in Battle Creek, Michigan, US. It provides cookies, cereals, toaster pastries,crackers, vegetarian foods, frozen waffles and fruit flavoured snacks. This essay containsinformation related with structure and culture of Kellogg's and impact of these factors has beenanalysed on performance of organisation.Main bodyOrganisational structure is defined as hierarchy of organisation. It signifies job, theirfunction and where they have to report in organisation. This structure is developed by findingways in which organisation carry out their operations which will assist them to attain goals withrespect to future perspective . Kellogg's is public organisation which operates in food processingindustry. Their vision is to delight and enrich world by brands and food which matter. Theirpurpose is to nourish families by which they prosper and flourish. For this they render theirservices worldwide in almost 180 countries and have around 33,000 employees. For this theyhave opted for geographic area division structure. In this divisions are established on basis ofgeography. In this structure activities are grouped as per geographical and regional locations.They mainly operates in US, Latin America, Asia, Australia, Europe and Canada. This structureis used by Kellogg's as they have their units in various geographical regions. This enablesorganisation to have functional as well as reporting system in various locations and operate indifferent sites as per demands of locals but they consider their business policies(Aubry andBesner, 2012). On the basis of size of business, every geographic unit responds to theirexecutives who looks over various locations. Alternate, for this is that geographic unit canrespond to top management of Kellogg's which is present at headquarter.To attain organisational goals, management of Kellogg's has opted for formal structure. Itis necessary for them to divide tasks among various groups for making sure that no two people1
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