Telecom Organising Case Presentation

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Introduction This report purposes to examine the application of organising within a major organisation. The company studied will be the Telecom Group as this particular organisation is well known world-wide. Telecom originated in 1865 as the ‘Telegraph Department’ issued under the NZ Government. They later merged with the New Zealand Post Office, and over the next one hundred years, they installed, maintained and operated a wired telephone network nationwide. To this day, Telecom remains to be one of New Zealand’s largest, oldest, but most importantly, popular businesses. They were responsible for bringing telecommunications into the homes and businesses of Kiwi’s as they lacked competition thanks to government regulations. This report provides both an environmental and organisational structure as well as detailed discussion on two concepts. These concepts are the traditional organisational structures which allow people to excel by specialising in one particular job and the developments in organisational structures where competitive strategies are putting increasing pressures on organisational structures. STEPP Analysis Social • Change of work patterns Many people operate from their home which suggests the demand for Telecom’s communication services will increase. Customers will want services to be readily available. • Going green People are increasingly going green. This makes it difficult for telecom to comply as the infrastructure needed for operation within the business emits carbon emissions. Technological • Production of communication devices The production of communication devices are being produced at an increasingly high rate. Telecom must make sure that their services are able to comply with the new products that are... ... middle of paper ... ... bear the consequences. Due to the deviation of decisions made by managers business enterprises may be contracted to untrustworthy vendors. There is no ongoing supervision and management contracts ignore the hidden costs as well as the impact on existing staff which causes potential problems. Conclusion In conclusion, the management skill of organising is one that is applied commonly to several aspects of a company. In particular, Telecom is a prime example of a company that uses organisation in their everyday business needs. Two important concepts involved are traditional organisational structures and developments in organisational structures. Therefore, organising is a vital skill within the managerial process. Works Cited Ryan, A. (2014). Telecom new zealand. Retrieved from http://www.mngt.waikato.ac.nz/myweb21/papers/default.aspx?crs_off_id=STMG191-14A (HAM)

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