Organizational Structure Of Wal-Mart

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Introduction Wal-Mart is an American large multinational retail corporation which has the largest employees of the world and that’s around 2 million. This company was founded by Sam Walton near 1962. And now the Fortune Global 500 list says, Wal-Mart is the world largest company by revenue. It’s currently operating in 15 countries with 8500 stores under 55 different names. Wal-Mart Organisation Structure For top level, Wal-Mart follows the Divisional Organization Structure and for store level, they use Matrix Organizational Structure. There are 4 key divisions of Wal-Mart. These are, • Wal-Mart Realty • Wal-Mart International • Wal-Mart Specialty Stores • Sam’s Club and Super-Center Every division is given separately enough resources and autonomy and also has it’s own functional workforce. Organizational structure helps companies to be able to specialize its activities into self-reliant divisions, each capable of satisfying. Each division is given enough resources and autonomy and has its own functional workforce. The detailed structure is given below:- ● Divisional and the Senior Vice presidents seat in the head office generally. ● The other districts which have many stores, each district is run by a District Manager, who lives in the field. These District Managers have been replaced by "Market Managers" who will be responsible for a larger number of stores. ● Market divisional structure is followed because, their main goal is to increase the merchandising power
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