Nursing Assignment: Organizational Structure Assignment

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ContentsINTRODUCTION...........................................................................................................................1Limitations and advantages of functional organizational structure.............................................1Identification of an alternative organizational structure.............................................................2Comparison of authority and responsibility of current and suggested structure towards meetingorganization goals........................................................................................................................2Advantages and limitation of the suggested structures................................................................3Conclusion.......................................................................................................................................4REFERENCES................................................................................................................................5APPENDIX-1..................................................................................................................................6APPENDIX-2..................................................................................................................................7
INTRODUCTIONPeople face different type of health related issues and in order to overcome the problems,it is essential that there are professional who have vast knowledge with respect health (Ashkenas,Ulrich and Kerr, 2015). Present study is based on case study of The Sydney Community Hospital(SCH). As per the case, there are certain set of issues that are faced by within this organization.This report cover limitations and advantages of existing functional structure. Lastly, it alsoincludes benefits and limitations that are faced in the new structure that is suggested for SCH.Limitations and advantages of functional organizational structureThere are different type of organizational structures that can be implemented by the firm.In accordance with the case, SCH has made use of functional organizational structure. Eachstructure has their own advantages and disadvantages. With this respect, below given areadvantages and limitations of functional organizational structure:As perMercer and Mattick, (2013)there are high level of specification in functionalstructure. There are different type of departments which are developed and each one isresponsible for performing their part of roles effectively. The organization structure that iscurrently used is described in Appendix 1.However, one of the issue that the rate of team workthat is present in such structure is low. As per the case, main aim of is to deliver world standardhealth care for the community. For this purpose, it is essential that there is effective team work inorder to deliver world class standards. Further, all the employees who have vast understandingfor the type of roles and responsibility that has to be played by them, then they contributeeffectively towards the growth of the firm.Halliday, Matthiessen and Matthiessen, (2014)statedthat there are issues for top managers in order to maintain control when organization isexpanded. In the given case of SCH, the rate of population has raised and this has required theneed for making changes in the structure that was followed by SCH. The division of work isdone in effective manner and this way all the employees get to know the type of roles that has tobe played by them. On the other hand, there are condition in which the rate of confusion is highas it is too completed. There are number of authorised persons who provide orders due to whichthe employee get confused to follow the multiple instructions given.As per the above given description, it can be stated that SCH needs to make changes intheir structure so that they will be able to hire more care providers (Friesen, Kay and1
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