Disadvantages Of Divisional Structure

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Advantages – Divisional structures work well because they allow a team to focus upon a single product or service, with a leadership structure that supports its major strategic objectives. Having its own president or vice president makes it more likely the division will receive the resources it needs from the company. Also, a division’s focus allows it to build common culture and esprit de corps that contributes both to higher morale and better knowledge of the division 's portfolio. This is far preferable to having its product or service dispersed among multiple departments through organization. Disadvantages - A divisional structure also has a few weaknesses. A company comprised of competing divisions may allow office politics instead…show more content…
Recall an important decision (for example, selecting a specific discipline as a career) that you took and describe the same in terms of the steps you followed and the factors that affected it. (15 marks) Answer: Marketing As a Career I have always thought myself as different and creative. I loved researching and understanding how things worked. In college, I was perusing Chartered Accountant until my close friend gave me the idea of turning my personality traits into a marketing career move and that 's where it all began; I will be forever thankful to her for implanting that idea into my head. Some people think for achieving success in marketing career is by being lucky, and I can tell you that it 's far from true. It was not luck that got me where I am today & this story proves that. I do not believe in luck as I have worked hard to be where I am in my career and to sum it up, by being myself & doing what I believe in, being honest, loving what I do, and giving my full 100%. In August 2011, I was determined to find a marketing internship at a company with a…show more content…
I knew marketing was extremely competitive and wanted to get ahead while I was in college. I ended up finding a start-up that focused on exactly what I was looking for. I reached out to the site expressing how interested I would be to intern for them & learn marketing. They responded back to me and wanted to chat on the phone to gauge my interests. The call went extremely well and he immediately asked me to come to the office for a personal interview in which I cleared and was appointed; my marketing career began! The experience was less than a year because the business didn 't survive due to an unrealistic business model but it was the best career ride with a great small group of amazing people who I loved seeing every single day. I learned so much about how a start-up worked within a niche market and how online marketing worked in general. It introduced me to early social
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