The focus of this assignment is to assess the strategic dimensions of your own organisation or any organisation that you are familiar with.
You are to critically assess and document the following dimensions:
• Generic business strategy
• Organizational culture
• Formal organisational structure
You need to clearly articulate the conclusions that you draw about these dimensions individually. What linkages and consistency can you identify or infer within these dimensions?
The purpose of this assignment is to provide an opportunity to utilise your knowledge of strategic planning to develop proposals concerning the future operations of a specific organisation.
1. An ability to utilise sources such as the Internet and University library facilities to search, locate and summarise data relevant to the assignment
2. An ability to assess organisational culture
3. An ability to utilise appropriate theories about business strategy to assess the relevance of the three dimensions for the chosen organisation
4. An ability to assess the formal organisational structure and its impact on communications and decision-making
5. An ability to utilise appropriate theories to assess the linkages between specific dimensions of strategy
6. Presentation of an appropriate arguments to justify your conclusion about the consistency and linkages in the chosen organisation