Free Essays on Organization Structure At Home Depot

  1. A Centralized Structure Transforms. Home Depot

    In 1979 Bernie Marcus and Arthur Black opened their first Home Depot store in Atlanta, GA. The mission of Home Depot was to create a superstore for home improvement that would offer customers a variety of products at a low price that other hardware stores would not be able to match. Managers were able...

  2. Home Depot Case Study

    Home Depot Case Study 1. In what ways can (a) decentralizing and (b) centralizing authority help an organization like Home Depot to improve its performance? The case of Home Depot brings about the opportunity for one to view both the benefits of centralized and decentralized authority and the...

  3. Home Depot Structure Analysis

    Home Depot was founded in 1978 by Bernie Marcus and Arthur Blank in Atlanta, Georgia. With their store, Marcus and Blank revolutionized the do-it-yourself home improvement market in the United States. Home Depot began as a very basic store, operated in a large, no-frills warehouse. Home Depot carries...

  4. Home Depot

    – THE HOME DEPOT’S ORGANIZATIONAL COMMUNICATION Organization Communications Mgmt 305 Potomac College  Abstract This paper will analyze the culture of The Home Depot and its communication practices. This will be accomplished by examining the dimensions of the organization’s structure. The...

  5. Organizational Structure

    Or The Home Depot’s Organizational Structure Danielle Weadd MGT/230 December 10, 2012 Chenise Hamilton Introduction To have a successful organization, companies need to have an organizational structure. Organizational structure is used as a foundation to ensure each department as well as employees...

  6. Understanding Power and Politics in Organizations

    Power and Politics in Organizations The majority of organizations are not just managers make all decisions but there are some organizations that have democracy. There is usually a structure of differing levels of management and secondary, which is known as those with authority and those without...

  7. The Home Depot: Since 1978

    Running head: Home Depot Home Depot Bryan Cona 2-24-09 Rochester College The Home Depot was founded in 1978 by Pat Farrah, Ron Brill, Arthur Blank, and Bernie Marcus. Home Depot specializes in selling a large variety of home improvement...

  8. Playing Hardball with Home Depot

    University of Dhaka [pic] Assignment on: Case study- Management “Playing Hardball at Home Depot.” Course Name: Principles of Management Course Code: 102 |Submitted to: |Submitted by: | ...

  9. financial analysis on Home Depot

    3610 04 April 2015 Case Study for Home Depot, Inc. This report is mainly going to evaluate Home Depot’s business strategy in a long run and analyse its performance by comparing with Hechinger’s. Productivity and special activities may be helpful to Home Depot also will be discussed in this report...

  10. Home Depot Annual Report

    Company The Home Depot, Inc., a home improvement retailer, was founded in 1978 and is based in Atlanta, Georgia. As of January 2012, Home Depot operates 2,252 retail stores in all 50 United States, Canada, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands, Guam and Mexico. Home Depot provides building materials and home improvement...

  11. Centralizing Business - Home Depot

    Centralized Structure Transforms Home Depot 1. In what ways can (a) decentralizing and (b) centralizing authority help an organization like Home Depot to improve its performance? From 2000 to 2007, Robert Nardelli, a former senior executive at GE (General Electric), served as CEO of Home Depot. Almost...

  12. Home Depot's Social Responsibility Approach

    Home Depot is the world's largest home improvement retailer operating in 45 states, Canada, Chili and Puerto Rico. Home Depot stores aim to serve both do-it-yourselfers and professional contractors with home improvement superstores carrying between 40,000 and 50,000 different products. Home Depot has...

  13. case study: the Home Depot

    Case Study: The Home Depot Preface This Essentials of Strategic Management assignment has been made by three persons which have been working together and individually to finish the assignment properly and in time. Secondly, we would like to thank the company whose websites we were able to visit and...

  14. Renovating Home Depot

     Question 1. Organizations as Complex Systems. (16 points). Using the 7S model, please identify two S’s that Mr. Nardelli has changed successfully, and two S’s that he has not changed successfully or is having trouble changing successfully (in that he is needing to replace a large number of people...

  15. Renovating Home Depot

     Question 1. Organizations as Complex Systems. (16 points). Using the 7S model, please identify two S’s that Mr. Nardelli has changed successfully, and two S’s that he has not changed successfully or is having trouble changing successfully (in that he is needing to replace a large number of people...

  16. Home Depot

    CASE TEMPLATE: THE HOME DEPOT ` (Current Situation, External Environment, Internal Environment, Analysis of Strategic Factors, Strategic Issues, Strategic Alternatives and Recommendations, Evaluation and Control and Summary) [pic] THE HOME DEPOT Case Notes Template ...

  17. MGT488 Whole Course

    of the following companies:   o        Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. o        Jet Blue Airways Corporation o        Hewlett-Packard Company o        Home Depot   Prepare a 1,050- to 1,750-word paper identifying the key capabilities of your selected company.   o        Discuss the firm’s strengths and...

  18. Corporate Compliance Report for Home Depot

    REPORT Corporate Compliance Report University of Phoenix Corporate Compliance Report In today's business environment, many organizations have been targeted each year by the federal government and have faced many challenges when dealing with corporate compliance due to confusion among...

  19. Home Depot Case Study

     Home Depot Case Study Fabian Gonzalez Great Basin College Line and staff relationships consist of two types of authorities that work hand in hand in order for a company to work in an efficient manner. Line authority deals with the ability to make decisions...

  20. Key Strategic Questioning

    Define the industry in which this organization competes. ii. Which of the general environment segments are most relevant to this organization (i.e., demographic, economic, political, etc.) iii. Apply Porter’s Five Forces to the industry in which this organization competes. Based on your analysis,...

  21. Environmental and Industrial Analysis of Home Depot

    History 4 Competitors 5 Global Operations 6 Financial Strategy 6 II. BUSINESS MODEL ANALYSIS 7 Step 1: Value Proposition: (Advantage: Home Depot) 7 Step 2: Target Segment: (Advantage: Lowe’s) 8 Step 3: Determine Competitors 9 Step 4: Evaluation of Value Chain and Cost Model: (Advantage:...

  22. Home Depot

    MGMT 407 HOME DEPOT ANALYSIS- CASE 1 Home Depot: Building Towards Success 1. The Home Depot gives back through volunteerism, philanthropy, product donations and sharing expertise. The Home Depot is in the home improvement business and their goal is to provide the highest level of service...

  23. The C.S.R. of Home Depot

    Team Depot is what they call the organization that gives back to the community. Since Home Depot sells products for the home, its ideal for their CSR initiatives to center themselves around creating affordable housing, disaster relief and helping others in need. In just 2009, Team depot built and preserved...

  24. Home Depot

    Determine three appropriate standards to evaluate the goals identified in your plan. Time Standards Home depot is facing numerous problems within the organization structure. Although, Home depot is not a customer based driven business; however, customer's complaint is an issue that polarizing the...

  25. Putting It to Work at Home Depot.Docx Uploaded Successfully

    Putting IT to Work at Home Depot Home Depot is the world’s largest home-improvement retailer, a global company that is expanding rapidly (about 200 new stories every year). With over 1500 stories (mostly in the United States and Canada, and now expanding to other countries) and about 50,000 kinds...

  26. Organizing Paper: the Home Depot

    RUNNING HEAD: ORGANIZING PAPER \ Organizing Paper: The Home Depot Cathrene Drake (Katie) University of Phoenix student MGT/330 Edward D’Avola 3/4/2011 Organizing Paper: The Home Depot The Organizing function of management is one of the four main functions of management. Organizing within...

  27. Janmar Inc

    are what you would classify as the general purpose paints, varnishes, and polishes. They are mostly used on housing, commercial, and institutional structures, the more common types of places. Original equipment manufacturing is when it is formulated for industrial use and is used on original equipment...

  28. home depot diagnosing change

     Project 3 Home Depot and Hewlett Packard: Diagnosing Change using the Star Four Frame Model By Amanda HRM587 Professor Anderson I Diagnostic model The diagnostic model that I believe that the Hewlett Packard and Home Depot would fit the best...

  29. Quantative Analysis

    point/question, theory/hypotheses, variables to be considered by the organization, ethics, the feasibility of the research, and if the research will create an opportunity or a problem. These are the aspects of a business research plan that Home Depot takes into consideration when preparing to conduct a business...

  30. Home Depot Environmental Sustainability Audit

    Home Depot Environmental Sustainability Audit The Home Depot is a company built under the principle of creating value for their stockholders while never forgetting the company’s main values: “Taking care of our people, giving back, doing the right thing, creating shareholder value, respect for...