Draft: Compare, contrast and analysis essay of Coca-Cola and Lifestyle Cars
This paper would need to be tackled in two parts. In the first segment, Part 1 it is necessary to offer compare, contrast and analysis exercise of both Coca-Cola and Lifestyle Cars. In the next segment , Part 2, there is need to consider leadership styles and their effectiness and implementation on both chosen companies and the extent to which leadership styles have evolved and lent credibility and resonance to management performance in both chosen companies as well as offer well informed and evidenced critique of major aspects of both companies
In terms of comparison, contrast and analysis of corporate structure, there is need to comment on aspects such as functional, product-based, geographically based, multi-functional and multi-divisional structures, matrix, centralisation and decentralisation; organisational charts; spans of control; internal and external network structures; flexible working environment. Moreover, cultural performance aspects should relate to the classification of organisational culture – power culture, role culture, task culture, person culture; cultural norms and symbols; values and beliefs; development of organisational culture, etc. Coming to Task 2, it is necessary to consider diverse leadership styles and comment on their key characteristics and how these impact on employee performance. The writer needs to discuss the nature of managerial authority prevalent in both chosen companies - power; authority; responsibility; delegation; and the different leadership activities indulged by both firms such as, conflict, opportunist; diplomat; technician; achiever; strategist; magician; pluralistic; transformational; change management etc.
Conclusions and recommendations:
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