Haier Electronics (1169) for an example to explain what is an organization. There are three characteristics: Distinct Purpose , Deliberate Structure and People .
Distinct purpose is typically expressed in terms of goal or set of goals that the organization hope to accomplish. Haier Electronics principally engaged in research, development, production and sale of washing machines and water heaters under the brand name of ‘Haier’.
Each organization is composed of people. One people working alone is not an organization, and it takes people to perform the work that’s necessary for the organization to achieve its goals. Haier also have their directors and management teams: Ms. Yang Mian Mian has served as the Chairman and an Executive Director. Ms. Yang is responsible for determining corporate strategies and overall management of the Group. Mr. Wu Ke Song has served as the Deputy Chairman and an Executive Director. Mr. Wu is responsible for worldwide business development of the Group and liaison with relevant government officials Mr. Liang Hai Shan. has served as an Executive Director. Mr. Liang is mainly responsible for strategic procurement and overall quality control of products of the Group. Mr. Cao Chun Hun has served as Executive Director and General Manager of the Group’s washing machine business. Mr. Cui Shao Hua has served as Executive Director and a member of the remuneration committee of the Company. Mr. Cui is responsible for the Group’s corporate finance function. Mr. Sun Jing Yan has served as an Executive Director.
Mr. Sun has been the general manager of the Haier Group’s Electrothermal Product Division and is mainly responsible for the operation of the Group’s water heater business. Mr. Wu Yinong has served as an Independent Non-executive Director and is a member of both the audit committee and the remuneration committee of the Company. Mr. Yu Hon To David and Dr. Liu Xiao Feng were appointed as an independent non-executive director. Mr. Yip Wai...