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IMPACT OF ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE ON MANAGEMENT EFFECTIVENESS IN NIGERIA

IMPACT OF ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE ON MANAGEMENT EFFECTIVENESS IN NIGERIA

 

ABSTRACT

This research work was conducted to find out the impact of organizational structure on managerial effectiveness of a named organization (ENTRACO). This research work on the chosen topic was deemed necessary by the researcher in view of the conclusion reach by several schools of though on management that the way an organization is operationally structured could make or many organization in the achievement of its objectives. The research in the course of the work, administered some structured questionnaire to critical office of the establishment, aimed at eliciting useful information. This was complemented by view of related literature on the subject including study of the organization structure in the establishment. Arising from the above exercise, the researcher was able to discover among others. There is weak organizational structure in the establishment studied because the organizational structure in place are not well spelt out as many functional frameworks were not represented on the structure. There was also apparent lack of adequate knowledge and understanding by most staff of the establishments on the structural arrangements and this breeds conflicts in communication channels. That the lack understanding of the organizations structure arrangement contributed to lack of policy and organizational manuals. In the view of the fact that the above lapses were found to be seriously militating the achievement of the organizational goals, it was then recommended, thus; that the organizational structure currently in place in the establishment  should be reviewed and redesigned to include all functional frameworks hitherto not represented. Then the above (1) should be backed up by policy and organizational manual. Proper induction conducted for employers of the establishment on the need for adherence to the organizational structure and reportorial relative ties.